Whatâ€™s the deal between you and Steve Jobs? He was here last year, and he had a chance to expand on what he had previously written about [Flash], and summarized, he said â€œWell, I think our duty is to pick technologies in the ascendancy. We feel like Flash is not on the ascendency, we think HTML 5 is, so thatâ€™s who we decided to go with for iOS Devices. Whatâ€™s your respons eto that?
Adobe CEO Shantanu Narayen:
There are a lot of misperceptions out there. When it first broke, people talked about the fact that they thought it was a technology issue, and I think itâ€™s become fairly clear over the last year that itâ€™s not about the technology: itâ€™s about a business model issue. Itâ€™s about control of a platform. Itâ€™s the control of the app store thatâ€™s really at issue here. The value proposition Flash has is that we allow people to author programs once and get them to as many devices as possible. Weâ€™ve done that with Android. We will have 130 million phone devices that will have Flash on them by the end of the yearâ€¦
And I have yet to test a single one where Flash works really well. Iâ€™m sorry. They struggle on those Android devices.