Jobs' explains why he hates Flash. Can we have Flash now?

Apple's Puppet Master and CEO published a long and eloquently worded letter (link) explaining, in detail, why he hates Flash and why he (personally) won't ever allow it on his iPhone, iPod Touch, and iPad.

Frankly, I don't give a rats what Steve Jobs thinks.

Don't get me wrong.  His letter contains many thought provoking points no doubt craftily edited by a thousand PR folks, and I applaud him for standing his ground. But in the end, Mr. Jobs is 100% in the wrong, but not for the reasons most would give.

I'll let others take up his contradictory arguments, like claiming to embrace "openness" while he serves as dictator for a closed, totalitarian environment.

I'll let other developers argue his ridiculous statements on how third party development tools are responsible for hindering the progress and usefulness of applications on a platform. He makes so many points(?), but ultimately show that he believes developers are inept; incapable of choosing tools that let them do what they want to do.

I'll let others point out his self-serving nature with statements like, "It is not Adobe's goal to help developers write the best iPhone, iPod and iPad apps." It's Adobe's goal to help developers, not Apple, by offering tools that lets them easily create their wares for more devices than those in Apple's prison.

None of that is even important. Do you want to know why, ultimately, Steve Jobs is wrong?

It's because the customer is always right.

Can we have Flash now?


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