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Adobe's official comment on the MS situation

June 08, 2006

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Thus far, most of the discussion regarding the Microsoft v. Adobe situation has come from Microsoft, either directly or via the press. To date, we've had very little direct response from Adobe. With that in mind, we asked Adobe's Corporate Public Relations team for their take on the situation a few days ago and received their response today.

Adobe's official comment on the MS situation:

As a matter of policy we do not comment on discussions with customers, partners or competitors. However, in response to allegations made by Microsoft to the press, Adobe has made no determination to take legal action against Microsoft. Further, with regard to any discussions we have had with Microsoft about Office and Vista, our sole motivation is to maintain a fair, competitive landscape in the software industry. Any suggestions to the contrary are unfounded.

Jodi L. Warner, Senior Manager. Corporate Public Relations

You can read more background information on the issue itself in Planet PDF CEO, Karl De Abrew's opinion piece Clash of the Titans, Karl's Corner: Adobe vs. Microsoft, and my weekly column This week in PDF: Bad moon rising...

What do you think of Adobe's response? Please drop by the Planet PDF Forum Talkback section and let us know what you think.

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