iPhone SDK: Smashing Flash Rumors

Another analyst deflating missive from everyone's favorite mythical Mac pundit, the Macalope. This time, the horny headed one explains why there's no Flash or Java on the iPhone:

Uh, because they blow?

There's more to it than that, of course:

And here we have the real issue. Sure, the iPhone could run Flash, but — particularly given the already unoptimized state of Flash on OS X — it would probably have to run some stripped-down, crappier version of Flash.

For the full story behind the various procs and cons, check out the full article, and also take a look at the Macalope's weekly column for the latest Windows Mobile CES news -- which makes TiPb wonder if Ballmer is picking his code names from Lady Marmalade these days...