[aprssig] Is the APRS Spec for APRS Data Type Identifier just randomly ignored? Should it be?
washer at trlp.com
Thu Aug 18 12:08:52 CDT 2005
That's my point... APRS is based on BEACON-style destinations.. I'm (still) just aguing that it if you send a packet that has a valid-dti in the dti position, the rest of the packet should "follow the rules for that dti", or be ignored. You are correct the the "T" was unforunate.
On Thu, 18 Aug 2005 12:16:07 -0400
Steve Dimse <steve at dimse.com> wrote:
> On Aug 18, 2005, at 11:56 AM, James Washer wrote:
> > The reason I asked this, is that destination=BEACON is explicitly
> > included in the APRS spec, hence, it's not correct to say a
> > destination=BEACON packet is NOT an APRS packet.
> BEACON is a destination callsign defined in the APRS spec, which
> simply means it is included in the default ALTNET. Giving something a
> destination of BEACON does not make it either an APRS packet or a non-
> APRS packet. In fact, it specifically is in the spec so that non-APRS
> station on an APRSS network can be seen.
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