[aprssig] Lowercase callsigns in AX.25/APRS messages
esarfl at gmail.com
Fri Feb 17 15:36:28 CST 2012
On Fri, Feb 17, 2012 at 13:58, Andrew P. <andrewemt at hotmail.com> wrote:
> 1. Match on their callsign using case-insensitive matching or case-sensitive?
> 2. Force users of my application to enter their own callsigns in uppercase?
> 3. Forcibly upshift their callsigns in the headers of forwarded/digipeated messages and/or displayed status tables?
Do not modify any packet. For local display, I would show the callsign
as received. So a list of messages from KD7LXL may look like this:
kd7lxl: Hello, again!
KD7lxl: My shift key is acting up!
Obviously it is impossible to send lowercase src calls in AX25, so
outgoing messages from your igate would have to be dropped if they
were lowercase (again, I wouldn't modify these).
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