- After 17 years Growl, the open source precursor to notification center on OS X, is going into retirement. I'm a bit sad as Growl was one of the first open source projects I ever contributed to. Chris (the project lead) and I used to meet up at the local diedrech's coffee and talk shop.
I did the initial implementation of the automatic album art downloader in GrowlTunes, where GrowlTunes would pull album art from Amazon if you didn't have album art set in iTunes. I also came up with the (I think still current?) settings interface and did a horrible Japanese translation of the app (that native speakers quickly noticed and fixed 🙏🏻).