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[Badgegen] Add loop labels higher than 9

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Having achieved a diamond badge more than once, currently this is reflected in a numeric label covering the badge. Unfortunately, loops higher than 9 still will be shown as 9. Having looped the D/T matrix for 18 times, it would be nice to have this being shown properly. The same goes for the other badges, though, of course, there are some badges for which it is impossible to have even a second loop.

asked May 29, 2017 in Feature requests by Vooruit! (1,080 points)
I agree - though a few to go I am aiming for 10x DT loop which should be achievable in the next year, also calendar 10x  too. I wasn't aware it didn't go above 9

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This is not a bug as such. This is a conscious limitation in how the GSAK version of BadgeGen works, and it has been kept in the Project-GC version of BadgeGen (not least since we are reusing the BadgeGen badge images).
answered May 29, 2017 by pinkunicorn (Moderator) (147,250 points)
I'm aware of that, but it seems that BadgeGen is not being developed anymore. I've requested the same at the GSAK forums some time ago, without any reply.

Project GC being *the* leader in providing Geocaching statistics, I would say either:
- diverge from the original BadgeGen, creating an up-to-date version of it;
- or come up with something alike, but brand new all the same!
Our (Project-GC's) license is such that we are not allowed to make differences in how BadgeGen works. With a few exceptions due to technical limits.

Even though we probably stand for the larger part of the user base today, we don't feel that it's fair to steal/copy the idea without making huge fundamental changes, which I don't find as a good path to go.

We wouldn't mind taking over the ownership though.
Seems like BadgeGen is in for a revival:

Hopefully, it will be community-driven (Project GC driven?) instead of everyone relying on one developer.