It is somewhat ironic that I am writing this on November 9, 2012, which is one year, to the day, after Dan Winokur, vice president and general manager of interactive development at Adobe, turned the Flash community inside out and rearranged its molecules when he posted this to his blog:

We will no longer continue to develop Flash Player in the browser to work with new mobile device configurations (chipset, browser, OS version, etc.) following the upcoming release of Flash Player 11.1 for Android and BlackBerry PlayBook. We will of course continue to provide critical bug fixes and security updates for existing device configurations. We will also allow our source code licensees to continue working on and release their own implementations. ...

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