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Adobe Insists Flash Will Survive HTML 5
Written by Daniel   
Friday, 19 June 2009 12:51
Google insists open Web standards will win the day, but Adobe Flash remains the de facto platform for rich Internet applications.

By Thomas Claburn
June 18, 2009 03:59 PM

At Google (NSDQ: GOOG)'s developer conference last month, VP of engineering Vic Gundotra declared that "the Web has won" and suggested that emerging open Web standards such as HTML 5 have become the preferred platform to create Web applications, even graphically rich ones.

Adobe (NSDQ: ADBE) begs to differ. Its Flash platform remains the de facto standard for rich Internet applications, and the company would be happy for that situation to continue. To make sure that happens, some from Adobe are expressing doubts about HTML 5. [Comments...]
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