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[aprssig] APRS Wiki

scott at opentrac.org scott at opentrac.org
Sat Apr 1 17:53:01 UTC 2006


The fact that it requires the WikiName format for EVERYTHING is a little
irritating, I think.  Oh, and the help link from the editor takes you to a
page that requires URL rewriting to work right.  Guess I'd better find an
IIS plug-in for that.

Scott
N1VG 

> -----Original Message-----
> From: aprssig-bounces at lists.tapr.org 
> [mailto:aprssig-bounces at lists.tapr.org] On Behalf Of Ron Stordahl
> Sent: Saturday, April 01, 2006 9:12 AM
> To: TAPR APRS Mailing List
> Subject: Re: [aprssig] APRS Wiki
> 
> I tried to register so I could participate in the new APRS WIKI 
> http://info.aprs.net but it rejected my proposed signon name 
> "Ron_N5IN" 
> which I have been using most everywhere ham radio related.  
> It said it 
> was not in WIKI format.  OK, but when I clicked on the error message 
> link which was I believe supposed to take to me to help in properly 
> formatting my WikiName it was blocked because I was not signed on.  A 
> Catch 22!  So I googled and found that an underscore is not allowed.  
> What it did accept was "RonN5IN"
> 
> So if this trips you up you may want to consider using 
> "FirstNameCallSign".  That should work.
> 
> This new APRS resource has great potential!
> 
> RonN5IN (my new wiki name).
> 
> 
> 
> Ron McCoy wrote:
> > Great start!
> >
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: aprssig-bounces at lists.tapr.org 
> [mailto:aprssig-bounces at lists.tapr.org]
> > On Behalf Of scott at opentrac.org
> > Sent: Saturday, April 01, 2006 12:09 AM
> > To: 'TAPR APRS Mailing List'
> > Subject: [aprssig] APRS Wiki
> >
> > Ok, thanks to Steve the Wiki can now be accessed at:
> >
> > http://info.aprs.net
> >
> > What's up there now is very quick and dirty - I'm just 
> trying to get some
> > stubs so people have a place to start adding content.  To 
> edit the pages,
> > you just need to create a login - it's picky about the 
> naming format,
> > though, and wants something like ScottMiller or AprsUser or 
> ScottN1VG.
> >
> > I'm trying to avoid just ripping off everyone else's 
> content - I did rip off
> > the Wikipedia APRS entry, but I wrote a significant part of 
> that in the
> > first place.  If you've got content of your own, feel free 
> to post it.  Even
> > if it's just a summary and link to your own page, that's a start.
> >
> > Even if it's just stubs (filling in more software 
> applications or trackers,
> > for example) then at least we can start to see what's missing.
> >
> > Scott
> > N1VG
> >
> >
> >
> >
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