10/13/2013, 05:03 PM
Just as a general heads-up: I am not dead (yet).
But let me first state things like they are: In the last 6 months I did not find the time to alter even one line of pReader source code.
Helping to prepare 2 weddings and a funeral, getting a new car, having a fulfilling but attention-consuming day job, learning to play Piano + Archery (to avoid RSI / carpal tunnel), going occasionally on vacation, the Oktoberfest happening, suddenly acquiring a nephew (well, with 9 months of warning ) and a lot of other crazy stuff does that to you.
Thus, if I wish to be fully honest with you, I must admit that development on the pReader is currently on a hiatus. Therefore, if nobody volunteers, the next pReader version could be months if not years in the making -- if another version happens at all.
Given that WebOS is pretty much dead (Open WebOS is a bad joke), I don't see that as very highly likely.
Porting the pReader to other platforms is also pointless, because the others already have excellent & free eBook readers and I mainly created the pReader to fill the gap of offering a free eBook reader for a platform that lacked it.
Maybe I will find the free time again in the future to invest the last couple of weeks development time to finish everything up to allow a last pReader release 1.0.0. Maybe someone will surprise me and step in (the code is GPL v3, after all).
At the moment, though, the development is frozen.
But you know what they say about the cryogenically preserved: They might awaken to find themselves in a better future.