[aprssig] Xastir install issues
william.diaz at comcast.net
Wed Nov 30 08:19:37 CST 2005
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>[mailto:aprssig-bounces at lists.tapr.org] On Behalf Of Curt Mills
>Sent: Wednesday, November 30, 2005 03:00
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>Subject: RE: [aprssig] Xastir install issues
>On Tue, 29 Nov 2005, Bill Diaz wrote:
>> The readme1st information is enlightening and re-inforces
>what many (but
>> certainly not all) users have reported. I guess you "Takes
>> No thanks,
>That made me chuckle. Bill Vodall is just being explicit in his
>warnings. Reading that the first thought that came to mind was:
>"What software does a warning like that NOT apply to!"
Do you agree or dis-agree with Bill's warnings>. Are they valid concerns
for newbies? That is the issue in this thread and has been since the
>Much of the commercial software doesn't go into trying to scare the
>user like that. They want you to have a nice warm fuzzy feeling
>when you install their software and they have their fingers crossed
>that it doesn't break or hose up your computer later.
You should try some commercial software from a reputable company who stands
behind their product. If you only use open source I can understand your
>Curt, WE7U. archer at eskimo dot com
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