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[aprssig] Additional IGates ?

Scott Miller scott at opentrac.org
Mon Mar 21 19:50:27 UTC 2005

I wish more Windows programmers would pay attention to this.  A network
service like an IGate has no business running in the GUI.  It needs to be
written as a service, capable of running without a user logged on.  APRSD
does this quite well under Linux.  I think I've heard that Javaprsrv can be
run as a service - but that might have been true only when used with the
generic service wrapper from the resource kit.  Does anyone know if it'll
run as a native Windows service?


----- Original Message ----- 
From: "William McKeehan" <mckeehan at mckeehan.homeip.net>
To: <ron.stordahl at digikey.com>; "TAPR APRS Mailing List"
<aprssig at lists.tapr.org>
Sent: Monday, March 21, 2005 11:32 AM
Subject: Re: [aprssig] Additional IGates ?

> I understand the recommendation for UI-View, but I was looking for
> tiny - basically no UI that they could basically run in the background and
> just IGate. I'm looking for something simple that I can pre-configure for
> and have them install and run. Whatever it is, it probably needs to run on
> Windows as most of the users that I will be talking to will be running
> Windows.
> Any recommendations?

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