John Paczkowski

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Apple to Adobe: I Know You Are, but What Am I?

Adobe’s caustic blog post announcing the company’s decision to scrap efforts to bring Flash to the iPhone and iPad evidently irked Apple (AAPL) enough to elicit a rare public comment from the company.

Spokeswoman Trudy Miller dismissed Adobe’s (ADBE) claim that Apple wants “to tie developers down to their platform, and restrict their options to make it difficult for developers to target other platforms.”

“Someone has it backwards,” Miller said in a statement given to News.com. “It is HTML5, CSS, JavaScript, and H.264 (all supported by the iPhone and iPad) that are open and standard, while Adobe’s Flash is closed and proprietary.”

Apple rubber, Adobe glue…