Flash does have uses outside the browser, and the new name reflects that. It's a completely dippy name for a browser plugin, though.
Adobe has ever been accused of forward thinking, but we can always hope.
Seriously. To do any serious task requires state, and the problem with a minimal shell is that it can't remember much. The major scripting languages where all written to solve this problem, as well as integrate with embedded code in C. I'm a fan of Tcl myself, but virtually any scripting engine would be an improvement to a network enabled Pseudo-BASH with a whitespace delimited language.
Monster complaining that they're being bullied is rich.
Now they know how the legions of companies they've gone after for completely unrelated reasons feel.
They've deserved this for a very long time. It's nice to know that the boot they're feeling is being administered by a company big enough to not even remotely care how they feel about it.
"Now this is a totally brain damaged algorithm. Gag me with a smurfette." -- P. Buhr, Computer Science 354