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[aprssig] Re: Tracker Smart Pathing: usertypes,alternatives

Stan - N0YXV n0yxv at gihams.org
Sat Mar 25 00:35:01 UTC 2006


Call signs were made up to protect the inocent. ;-) Packet paths were not.

> -----Original Message-----
> From: aprssig-bounces at lists.tapr.org
> [mailto:aprssig-bounces at lists.tapr.org]On Behalf Of Robert Bruninga
> Sent: Friday, March 24, 2006 7:06 AM
> To: aprssig at lists.tapr.org
> Subject: RE: [aprssig] Re: Tracker Smart Pathing: usertypes,alternatives
>
>
> Ah, but those are ALL outside of the USA where no one
> has adopted the New-N paradigm.  Paths like those are
> exactly why we adopted the New-N paradigm:
> 1) To simplify the previous 7 different receomendations
> of paths down to one.  WIDEn-N.  And trap bad N's.
> 2) With only one recommendation, then education
> of users becomes possible.    Bob, WB4APR
>
> >>> n0yxv at gihams.org 03/23/06 9:45 PM >>>
> > None!  Only the sender knows what he needs that
> > day, or that trip, or that event.
>
> Really? Under that rule that only the sender knows then what's best we'd
> still have paths like these.
>
> A2BCD-9 FB10QG RELAY,RELAY,WIDE,WIDE (Call sign changed to protect the
> actual network abuser)
>
> E3FGHI-9 JN66MD IR3UCA*,RELAY,WIDE7-7
>
> K3LMNO-9 JN66MD IR3UCA*,RELAY,WIDE7-7
>
> P3QRST-9 JN66OB IR3UCA*,RELAY,WIDE,WIDE
>
> U2VWXY-9 FB10QG RELAY,RELAY,WIDE,WIDE
>
> AAUBBCC-1 JN33HO TCPIP*,RELAY,WIDE7-7,TRACE7-7,TU5EX-1
>
> DD1EEF-7 DL90TN WIDE,WIDE,RELAY,TRACE
>
> Now did these users actually know what they needed on that day, or that
> trip, or that event? Maybe but from the looks of it there are a
> lot of APRS
> users we aren't reaching with the news that "Times are a Changing". I'd
> submit that in some of these cases the Digi operator knew more about what
> correct path they would need than the sender.
>
> Please don't hate me I'm just trying to point out again that a
> one size fits
> all approach doesn't fit. :-)
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>
> In the words of Rodney King "Can we get along here? Can we all get along?"
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