[aprssig] It was a fun Ride while it lasted
Tate - KA7O
ka7o at ka7o.net
Thu Sep 25 20:42:01 CDT 2008
Stephen H. Smith wrote:
> kb2scs at optonline.net wrote:
>> Hi All
>> The end of an era. APRS-SCS is no longer being supported by
>> me. So in honor of the TAPR DCC being held this weekend
>> you can go to
>> and download the APRS-SCS source code.
>> APRS-SCS was written in VB6. MIcrosoft is no longer supporting VB6.
>> If someone wanted to continue APRS-SCS they would have to port it over
>> to some other programming language such as VB.net.
> Why is that a problem? How much support were you actually asking for
> from Microsoft, for VB66?
> Can't you go on using VB6 even without Microsoft?
If it was only for himself - maybe.
But, since it's distributed, and there are no longer security or fixes
available - no (sane) developer would be likely risk it.
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