InfoWorld has posted a great story on ColdFusion 8, and it includes this quote from Gartner:
The ColdFusion upgrade puts to rest questions about Adobe's commitment to the technology after acquiring Macromedia, said analyst Ray Valdes, research director for Internet platforms and Web services at Gartner. "People may have wondered if Adobe appreciated ColdFusion, and I think they do. I think it's part of their enterprise software strategy," Valdes said.
Wonderful! This just made my day (well, on top of the CF8 public beta making my day, of course).