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Translators and Bug Hunters: 0.96.4 Next Week!

The release of Coccinella 0.96.4 is scheduled for next week. So, this is your chance to report the bugs you found (in 0.96.2 or 0.96.3, the daily development snapshot). Also, you can still send in your updated or new translation:

Sorry for the short notice. Things are chaotic as always. This time we have a "daily" build system, so you may contribute at any time and get your "own" version for breakfast.

Gmail + AIM = Evil?

Gmail supports AIM. That's good news. Err, it's bad news! This is an evil feature and in this article I will write why Google is evil.

A Shameful Lie

First, Michael Davidson, a Googler, writes in the announcement that

Announcing One Minute Screencast Series

Last Saturday I wrote about a secret birthday present. The secret is now revealed: we are doing one minute video tutorials and more screencasts will follow!

8 Years and More: The Roots of Coccinella

Birthday balloons for Coccinella
Credit: D. Bell, License: by-nc

Exactly 8 years ago, on the 1st of December 1999, the first official release of an application called Whiteboard was released. In 2003, Whiteboard was renamed into Coccinella. Happy 8th birthday Coccinella!

Read on for a more complete history of 'the beginning' and to read about Coccinella's birthday presents.

MeBeam on your Daily Build Breakfast

As breakfast is the most important meal of the day while many people skip it, we thought it would be a good idea to extend your breakfast with your favorite bug: delicious, rich in proteins, and named Coccinella. Every day we will prepare a daily build of the development version of Coccinella for you. So, start the day healthy by eating a bug! The more bugs you eat, the more stable Coccinella will be! ;-)


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