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[aprssig] UiView32 Registrations

Robbie - WA9INF mwrobertson at comcast.net
Tue Apr 5 01:12:21 UTC 2005


Hi Guys,

I think out of respect for the author of UI-View32 and his family, and 
his understanding, that he would not destroy the method of turning the 
software on by issuing the method to provide the keys, if the community 
would donate a like amount of the fee to the Cancer Foundation of their 
choice to aid others to survive an illness that he lost the battle to, 
this thread should stop...

Robbie

scott at opentrac.org wrote:
> Maybe I'm not understanding the issue.  From what Stephen just said, it
> sounds like the ONLY reason registrations are being processed is to allow
> the program to run.  Nothing is done with the registration information and
> no payment is required.  It hasn't been possible to remove the registration
> code requirement because Roger had the source code destroyed.
> 
> If that's not the case, then please explain to me why registration is still
> a requirement.
> 
> I'm simply offering to patch the binary executable to no longer require the
> registration code.  That code apparently serves no further purpose, and
> imposes an administrative burden on those who have to issue the codes.
> 
> I'm not trying to cheat anyone out of anything.  I PAID for my copy of
> UI-View32.  I'd be happy to donate to a cancer research organization if I
> hadn't.  I'm just trying to make life easier for new users and the
> registration volunteers.
> 
> Scott
> N1VG
> 
> -----Original Message-----
> From: aprssig-bounces at lists.tapr.org
> [mailto:aprssig-bounces at lists.tapr.org]On Behalf Of Phillip B. Pacier
> Sent: Monday, April 04, 2005 5:39 PM
> To: TAPR APRS Mailing List
> Subject: Re: [aprssig] UiView32 Registrations
> 
> 
> I think it is a disgrace and very inappropriate to be discussing
> cracking the UI-View registration code.  What a sad day for Amateur
> Radio when we have to resort to this.  It is truely disgusting.
> 
> Do one of two things instead.  (1) Stop using the program and find
> something else to use.  (2) Find someone other than Steve who has enough
> time to deal with the registrations.  I think we should do (2) anyway,
> or at least find someone to assist.  But talking about crackin this code
> needs to stop right away.
> 
> 73
> Phil - AD6NH
> www.aprsca.net
> 
> 
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