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Silverlight or Flash?
Probably flash. If MS bought Adobe, they would no longer need to compete with Flash, and since it's already dominant, they would probably stick with it.
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Probably be good for Adobe, I don't have any problem with them merging.

Evan, there is a multi-post button to avoid double/triple posting. Not being a prick, just letting you know if you didn't already. Some people are anal about stuff like that on here.
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This cannot be good....

In other news: Youtube videos taking advantage of MS adobe's many many security holes.

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LOL DO IT then Adobe can finally die off.
There's enough anti-microsoft sentiment out there that as M$ purchase of Adobe would lead to massive open-source work on alternatives to programs like Photoshop, Dreamweaver. I'm all for it.
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I bet uncompetitive issues will come down striking MS if they do this, especially EU I bet.


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If this goes through, they'll probably be combined into SilverFlash.
Or flashlight
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Or flashlight
This would be original, if it wasn't mentioned multiple times in the thread already.
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Evan, there is a multi-post button to avoid double/triple posting. Not being a prick, just letting you know if you didn't already. Some people are anal about stuff like that on here.
I don't have that button. I can Quote or New, and that is it.
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There's enough anti-microsoft sentiment out there that as M$ purchase of Adobe would lead to massive open-source work on alternatives to programs like Photoshop, Dreamweaver. I'm all for it.
Then GIMP could be standard.
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There's enough anti-microsoft sentiment out there that as M$ purchase of Adobe would lead to massive open-source work on alternatives to programs like Photoshop, Dreamweaver. I'm all for it.
Yeah, I'm sure.

Anti-MS sentiment sure has produced a superior office suite to MS office!
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