Shantanu Narayen, president and chief executive officer of Adobe has responded to Steve Jobs‘ article which ironically claimed that Adobe do not develop open platforms. Narayen spends most of the interview plugging Creative Suite 5, but he does address a few of the points raised by Jobs’ and claims this has “nothing to do with technology”. This is in an interview with The Wall Street Journal.
In response to Jobs’ claim that “Flash is the number one reason that Macs crash”, Narayen claimed “this is all a smoke screen”. While we’re not specifically agreeing with either side, on this point a we will say that nothing has crashed our Macs in the Sporkings offices more than Flash. But who’s fault that is, is arguable.