With the news today that Lynch has quit Adobe to join Apple, I hope he has brushed up on his legal skills." I know that Lynch made these comments two years ago, but what you purposely ignore is that he did something that Apple hasn’t done, move software into the cloud. As the CTO of Adobe, Lynch is the one that led up to the creation of the Creative and Marketing Clouds. It is this expertise that Apple wants from him, not Flash. He probably saw a challenge in iCloud, and Apple saw his skill — I’m hoping for the best.
As much as iCloud is the right idea still not realized, Dropbox is the wrong thing done brilliantly well. And at the end of the day, that still amounts to the wrong thing. — Between Dropbox and iCloud via iMore