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[aprssig] Re: UI-View Bashing

KA8VIT ka8vit at ka8vit.com
Wed Oct 12 17:54:34 UTC 2005

Hello again, Keith,

It's not what you said, but rather how you said it that offended

The word "tact," comes to mind.

Diplomacy....     is the ability to tell somebody to go to hell
in such a way that they actually look forward to the trip.

Maybe we all need a little lesson in it.

We all have opinions.  How we express them has a lot to do
with how they are accepted by others.

I use UI-View, and agree with your assessment of it.

But bashing  Bob, who has done so much for APRS and ham
radio, in my opinion, colors anything else you may say.

And I say this not knowing Bob in anyway except through his
work with APRS and ham radio.

 > If something doesn't work, fix it

I was curious though, when is your software is coming out?

Or why don't you volunteer to re-work/help the authors with

As I said, it's not what you said, but rather how you said it.

I wish you well.


Bill  KA8VIT

VE7GDH wrote:

> Bill KA8VIT wrote on Oct 12 2005
>> The tone of your post of offending to ME as well and I am not
>> even a part of this thread.
> If my post offends YOU, that's too bad. I can't do anything about 
> that. The thread was about how to get something on APRS from point A 
> to point B via RF. Unfortunately, Bob seems to have taken it as an 
> opportunity to change the subject and take a dig at UI-View. People 
> (Bob included) should be more constructive. If something doesn't work, 
> fix it. If new software is needed, write it. If Bob or anyone else 
> wants to suggest using one program or another or even write a new 
> program or an add-on for an existing program, that is fine. UI-View 
> won't  be around forever. One day it will be "replaced" for one reason 
> or another. I doubt if it will be replaced merely because some other 
> program "natively" shows PHG circles or "natively" allows users to 
> enter PHG info. For now, there are MANY people using UI-view... by all 
> accounts more than any other APRS client. However that doesn't have 
> anything to do with getting something via RF into Atlanta.
>> I doubt Bob was being critical...    probably more like doing
>> 20 things at once, like building satellites...   and you just took
>> it that way.
> Seemed pretty critical to me.
> 73 es cul - Keith VE7GDH
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Bill Chaikin, KA8VIT
USS COD Amateur Radio Club - W8COD
WW2 Submarine USS COD SS-224 (NECO)

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