Monal 5 will be another big update with a lot of changes under the hood. Thanks to Jim this will add support for inline audio and video playback.
Monal is growing! That means we need to improve the way we collaborate and manage the various projects that build the client and server stack that makes it tick. With that in mind the development team is migrating from a collection of personal accounts to an organization in GitHub. Monal Continue Reading
We don’t track the number of users Monal has. We do see thousands of downloads in the App Store statistics. Any user counting and crash tracking provided by Apple is strictly opt in only. So it always undercounts. However because ever user registers a push device with the push server Continue Reading
There was a push outage for some users today for a few hours. Apple updated their intermediate certificate and it appears to have gone in effect earlier than expected. The new certificate expires in 2030 so this shouldn’t be an issue again. Apologies for the inconvenience.
We like to support things as long as we can. However, eventually we do see the need to drop older os support so we can focus efforts on current versions. The long life of Apple devices means we end up supporting very old hardware for a long time. For example, Continue Reading
App Store issues have been resolved. 4.9 is out on the Mac. I don’t expect the iOS and Mac releases to be out of synch again
We have identified the cause of the crash that was causing Apple to reject Monal when submitted to the Mac App Store. The root cause of the problem was the behavior of action sheet type of alerts. This was changed from a Mac style alert in Catalyst running on Catalina Continue Reading
Pushing out an update with fixed registration
WhatsApp as we have all known it will end as a service on Feb 8, 2021. Users around the world have been presented with a screen requiring them to accept the sharing of data with “Facebook company products” or have their accounts disabled. This is Facebook reneging on the promises Continue Reading
There were no show stopping issues with the last east beta and I have submitted Mac 4.9 to the App Store. The update should be available in a couple of days depending on app review times. 2020 has been a year of remarkable growth for this project thanks to the Continue Reading