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[aprssig] APRS Open Spec

Jeff N0JUH jefflists08 at corrt.com
Mon Sep 29 02:28:16 UTC 2008

<double sigh>

I guess you and I are on the same page, Ron, ready to head back to 
lurker mode.  I'm willing to make a positive contribution, but not able 
to provide the leadership to fight the elements opposing a coherent 
APRS specification.

[several snarky paragraphs deleted]  :)

   -- Jeff N0JUH

Ron McCoy wrote:
> <sigh>
> As I said, in part of my post that you elided, "I have no interest in 
> stealing anyone's IP."
> What is it about hams that makes it so hard to form cooperative groups? 
> I don't think anything about my post was provocative. I went out of my 
> way to praise the work that Bob and others have done here. Far more than 
> I ever have. If my tone came across as something else, sorry to everyone 
> who took it that way.
> I guess I'll just retire to lurking again. <I just deleted some snarky 
> comments I was writing about happiness with the state of APRS. It's 
> exactly the type of comment that antagonizes people without moving the 
> group forward>
> I've been having a great time working on Arduino projects with a local 
> group of people who love to invent, repurpose and extend technology.  My 
> own perception--not trying to project it on anyone else or claim it is 
> true for all--is that that time is past for ham radio.

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