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Contributing to Weboob without programming

There are often good-willed people around open-source software that while they do not know programming or the specific technologies used, can greatly help the project. So, what are we looking for? We do not have any translation support for now, so that is out. However, there are a few things you can already do: Provide […]

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Weboob, the Asshole Detector

We often get complaints around Weboob‘s name, and the various application names. There’s no denying they’re childish. What they are not, however, is sexist. There is “boob” in the main name, and “boob” is a friendly name referring to (mostly female) breasts. We would, for example, avoid using “tits” or “cunt”, because they are often […]

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Introducing xunitparser

I tend to think good software does not need much publicity; if it’s indexed people will find it, test it and adopt it. I am more than often proved wrong — however it seems like the less time people spend on quality, the more time they spend on publicity (or more exactly, building hype). At […]

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