It’s hard for a software business to admit when its product is not the ideal solution to your problem. It’s even harder when that same business has been pushing for two years to get everyone to accept them as a serious contender to meet that need.
Adobe has decided to discontinue trying to beat HTML5 on mobile devices, and instead focus on PC development. This does not mean they are backing out of the mobile marketplace – far from it. Adobe will be increasing its involvement with the HTML5 spec and ensuring that their needs are met in the still-evolving HTML5 specification.
The press release, from the Adobe Blog, is below.