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[aprssig] How does this work then?

Steve Dimse steve at dimse.com
Wed Apr 26 16:45:32 UTC 2006


On Apr 26, 2006, at 12:18 PM, VE7GDH wrote:

> Identifier - the name you wish to give the object (up to nine  
> characters).
> PLEASE NOTE - From V1.90 onwards, UI-View32 complies with the APRS  
> spec
> requirement that "Object names are case-sensitive". Previous  
> versions did
> not comply, because  I think the spec has got it wrong! In the real  
> world,
> most people would regard the "ambulance" and the "Ambulance" as  
> being the
> same thing, but in the world of the APRS spec they are different  
> objects.

I agree, and argued against it. I continue to choose not to support  
this feature for my own self interest. If these really were distinct  
objects, I'd get dozens of emails asking why

http://www.findu.com/cgi-bin/find.cgi?call=w9xyz

doesn't work, when they sent their call as W9XYZ.

Steve k4Hg ;-)




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