[aprssig] RE: APRSPoint

Scott Miller scott at opentrac.org
Thu Dec 2 16:10:32 CST 2004

It can open them just fine, when it knows what they are.  If you've got a
file extension of .win32 or .me (e.g., read.me), don't expect it to work by
double-clicking.  I personally just keep Notepad in my send-to menu, so I
can right click, select send to, and click 'notepad' to open files like

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Curt, WE7U" <archer at eskimo.com>
To: "TAPR APRS Mailing List" <aprssig at lists.tapr.org>
Sent: Thursday, December 02, 2004 1:59 PM
Subject: Re: [aprssig] RE: APRSPoint

> On Thu, 2 Dec 2004, Stephen H. Smith wrote:
> > In my opinion, this is all part and parcel of Bob B's constant refrain
> > about programmers forcing unneccesary complexity and burdens on the end
> > user.
> So I should be concerned that Windows doesn't know how to open ASCII
> text files, that are probably the most pervasive and understood file
> formats of all time?
> --
> Curt, WE7U.   APRS Client Comparisons: http://www.eskimo.com/~archer
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> "Windows:  Microsoft's tax on computer illiterates." -- WE7U
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