A la web d'Adobe es donen alguns detalls de l'operació. He extret el següent paràgraf:
Ara, quan tingui un moment buscaré al diccionari el significat de la paraula monopoli... no el tinc massa clar ;-)
The combination of Adobe and Macromedia strengthens our mission of helping people and organizations communicate better. Through the combination of our powerful development, authoring and collaboration tools – and the complementary functionality of PDF and Flash – we have the opportunity to drive an industry-defining technology platform that delivers compelling, rich content and applications across a wide range of devices and operating systems.
By combining the passion and creativity of two leading-edge companies, we will continue driving innovations that are changing the ways people everywhere are experiencing and interacting with information.