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[aprssig] UI-View Add-ons

Stephen H. Smith wa8lmf2 at aol.com
Fri Oct 14 20:38:30 UTC 2005

bruninga at usna.edu wrote:
> Would it not be a good idea (if not already done) to
> put UIview together with those excellent add-ons 
> that give it some of the fundamental APRS functionality
> that are not in the original?  This way, everyone new
> that downloads UIvew, (lets call it UIview+)  would
> automatically get a program that shows them what
> APRS intended?  
The main UIview program installer, since the death of it's author, is 
now a sealed unchangeable "black box".  There is no way to incorporate 
additional features directly into it. 

I am now experimenting with a second level installer that would 
sequentially execute several separate installers packed into a single 
distribution  file.   It would first execute the main UIview 2.03 
installer, and then run a second one that could install all the add-ons 
in one pass. This will probably be somewhat clunky and definitely bulky 
since multiple INSTALL.EXE utilities would be incorporated into a single 

Stephen H. Smith    wa8lmf (at) aol.com
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