Originally Posted by Dak Drexl
What I've heard is that it originally was an accident of some sort and it wasn't meant to go public but it went viral and thousands of people had already downloaded it by the time Adobe had realized what happened. I'm thinking that Adobe has just accepted what's happened and is just keeping the links going. If anything it's a good way to build a loyal user base who will be more likely to stick with their software for a while rather than having people pirate it like mad.
Adobe hasn't been the same since they've been bought out by ENCOM.