This isn't the first time. And I'm sure the app will be available again soon.
Still, it's very annoying. You'd think a track record of 10+ years of non-malicious behavior would buy you at least another set of eyes before the app is removed.
@yarmo "The app's full description contains improper formatting (including but not limited to repetitive or unrelated keywords or references)"
Google removed @k9mail from the Play Store without prior notice because they objected to the following text in the app description (that has been the same for more than a year):
(People sometimes call K-9: K9, K9 Mail, K-9 Email, K9 Email, K9 E-Mail, k9mail or k9email.)
I am happy to report that my changes to the #Kotlin IDEA plugin have been merged. In the future the parameter info popup will be much more useful when using named arguments 🥳
I wrote a short blog post that explains why you might want to avoid the common 'Intent.resolveActivity() then startActivity()' pattern when targeting Android 11.
Yesterday I read through 161 comments on a feature request of another project to find out what design considerations went into their implementation. Took me almost an hour. About a third of the comments didn't add any value and could have been skipped 😞
@philipwhite I do hide them right away and trust the intended recipient will get the email notification. I've never tested this, though 😃
I wrote a short blog post on why as an open source maintainer I sometimes hide GitHub issue comments.
"A Warm Welcome to ASN.1 and DER" is a really nice introduction to the topic. It also gives a good idea of why writing a DER parser is so error-prone.
@Bubu Wait. That seems to be outdated. Maybe this one: https://android.googlesource.com/platform/tools/base/+/studio-master-dev/sdklib/src/main/java/com/android/sdklib
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