Problems with CoverBling

Myriam Schweingruber myriam at
Tue Apr 27 17:32:24 CEST 2010


On Sat, Apr 17, 2010 at 12:41, Myriam Schweingruber <myriam at> wrote:
> Hi all,
> we apparently face a serious problem with our CoverBling applet:
> Since the technology and way to display the covers is patented,
> changing the name as we did is not sufficient I fear :(
> Manu already knows about and we have been starting a brainstorm with
> alternative ways to use a cover display applet. Please also see the
> forum thread here:
> So I think it is unwise to advertise the CoverBling as it is in the
> beta release notes, since it is likely we will have to remove the
> current applet anyway. I hope we can come up with a replacement for
> 2.3.1, there is still approx. one month till then and we could plan a
> feature freeze exception for the applet. I don't know how much this
> will affect translation for now.
> Your input and help is welcome, Manu seems to be keen on working on it anyway :)

It would be nice to know if there is a chance to have some modified
CoverBling for the upcoming 2.3.1 Else I suggest we remove the item
for now, just to make sure we don't run into any trouble after the

Manu, any news on this? Thanks for keeping us updated :)

Regards, Myriam.
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