Adobe Cuts Off Linux's AIR - 'and Nothing of Value Was Lost'

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http://www.linuxinsider.com – Well it's been another scorching few days here in the Linux blogosphere, where summer appears to have set spring on fire and kicked it out the back door. It's no wonder tempers are running hot, but the latest news from the gang over at Adobe has done nothing to help. "We will no longer be releasing our own versions of Adobe AIR and the AIR SDK for desktop Linux," wrote Adobe blogger Mark Hopper last Tuesday. Apparently Adobe's desktop Linux releases have accounted for less than 0.5 percent of its AIR downloads, causing the company to pack up the effort and focus on mobile instead. (General)