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[aprssig] OpenAPRS has assumed "EMAIL" alias (was UniversalMessaging)

Pete Loveall AE5PL Lists hamlists at ametx.com
Thu Nov 6 22:23:17 UTC 2008


Be advised that because no country uses 1 or 2 letter callsigns, many APRS-IS servers and APRS clients consider callsigns that are less than 3 characters to be invalid.  Also, a problem seen with the Sprouls' email server early on (I think they fixed this) was that it would ack back using a callsign instead EMAIL causing confusion with many clients.  Things to consider when looking at doing short callsigns and/or callsign substitution with server applications.

73,

Pete Loveall AE5PL
pete at ae5pl dot net

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Gregory A. Carter
> Sent: Thursday, November 06, 2008 4:13 PM
> 
> Support for javAPRSEmail style shortcuts is enabled for the EMAIL and E
> addressee targets (yes per Bob's request E will gate APRS Messages to
> email as well).



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