[aprssig] APRS message-handling algorithms / libraries

Arnie Shore shoreas at gmail.com
Sun Apr 8 15:25:41 CDT 2012

>From an interested lurker:

WRT SPAM detection, the protocol isn't the issue here.  It's the logic
that's necessarily gone into smtp clients, and, presumably wd be
needed by an XMPP client .   AS

On 4/8/12, John Goerzen <jgoerzen at complete.org> wrote:
> Hi Lynn,
> On the one hand, you raise good points; on the other hand, what I'm
> proposing is nothing particularly new.  We already have:
>     * PC keyboard to RF bidirectional messaging (Xastir, whatever is out
>       there for Windows)
>     * Bidirectional email to APRS messaging (APRSLink, other gateways)
> So I guess I don't understand why XMPP is a concern whereas the others
> aren't.  Honestly I think it's LESS of a concern than email, as XMPP is
> more strongly authenticated than SMTP is, etc.  What does the iGate
> operator do about someone on Winlink sending messages that they shouldn't?
> -- John
> KR0L

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