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If Microsoft plans on buying Google somehow, let's just hope Google buys them.
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This won't happen.
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No no no no, I don't want to have to learn GIMP. Microsoft would mess up Photoshop, and all the other superb programs that fill that suite.
    
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I really hope this does not go through I use almost every aingle app Adobe makes and they are all fantastic. Microsoft will screw it up somehow.
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post #115 of 131
Quote:
Originally Posted by Sabis View Post
Interesting. Everything that uses Flash in all likelihood pays some kind of minor license fee for their stuff to be made compatible. Meaning that the rapidly growing Android platform, if this were true, could be shelling out money by the ton to Microsoft. Plus, Adobe is a profitable company already, adding profitable companies to your own is almost never a bad idea. Look at this logically guys, instead of like a bunch of whining fanbois or MS haters. Microsoft making more money without charging higher prices for their stuff means more development, better product, and more advancement in the tech world.
IF "IF" IF IF IF

They decide to actually do that, I would appreciate integration with their products, but that is it, no more changes, operate the company separately.
post #116 of 131
I get a lot more work done in Expression than Dreamweaver. Just saying. Dreamweaver hasn't been good since Adobe bought it from Macromedia. It just got to be a bloated mess.

Quote:
Originally Posted by Half_Duplex View Post
2 words people....

HTML5 - CSS

Flash will be obsolete in 5 years, so will the $$$ tools it takes to create it.

That is why Apple is holding off on Flash, and that's the reason MS is going to trying and stop the inevitable.
Your not looking at the big picture. Adobe has already said they are going to provide the best tools for HTML 5 editing(javascript gui editor basically). Who knows what they have over there. Microsoft wants that piece.

Take a look at job trends.

http://www.indeed.com/jobtrends
Edited by dham - 5/17/11 at 2:43pm
    
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Quote:
Originally Posted by .:hybrid:. View Post
I wonder, Apple is trying to move away from Flash, but their macs can still run flash, if MS took that ability away...
Yeah, it is not a simple situation. If / when Microsoft buys Adobe, they are probably more interested in their other line(s) of products, as well as integrating Flash into Silverlight.
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post #118 of 131
Microsoft are on a spending spree. They'll own Samsung or something daft next.
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post #119 of 131
Quote:
Originally Posted by Pillz Here View Post
Most people that use those products don't pay for them anyway.
this

but if MS buys it, they would integrate it into windows and make it impossible to crack... nooo!
    
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Wait. This is a rumor?
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