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[aprssig] UI-View... and the Future - New Open Source Type Project?

Steve Dimse k4hg at tapr.org
Sat Nov 13 02:04:13 UTC 2004


On 11/12/04 at 5:44 PM scott at opentrac.org sent:

>Anything new that we develop needs to be highly modular - the APRS parsing
>code needs to be totally separate from the TNC/AX.25 interface code and the
>display code.  One thing that drives me nuts about Xastir (and all the other
>APRS clients, for that matter) is its inability to do multiple map windows.
>With a properly modular design, it wouldn't matter how many map windows are
>running.
>
MacAPRS has had this ability for more than 10 years, and WinAPRS has since its
release a couple years later. The only limitation with WinAPRS was a single
Precision Mapping window.

I do agree with your premise though, to me multiple maps is the biggest thing
missing from xastir...

Steve K4HG




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