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[aprssig] New MSG-OBJ format (rev b)

Lynn W. Deffenbaugh (Mr) ldeffenb at homeside.to
Thu Feb 23 16:25:26 UTC 2012


There's basic specifications and compatible extensions to 
specifications.  I've got no skin in this one, so I'll just leave it up 
to the OBJ server implementer.

Lynn (D) - KJ4ERJ - Author of APRSISCE for Windows Mobile and Win32

On 2/23/2012 11:22 AM, Bob Bruninga wrote:
>> The 3 character proposal (including the brackets)
>> was a short-cut for primary table symbols.
> Thanks.  But I don't like it.  Making this additional option violates the
> KISS principle.
>
> I am not in the least concerned about entering [/]] for example for a
> runner.  Because anyone that will be using this technique will almost always
> be calling up a previous object message and EDITing it for a new object
> rather than try to poke it in fresh each time.
>
> Further the vast majority of this capability will be used at special events
> and again, editing a previous object will be the method of entry.  The
> TH-D72 has a 100 message list,  I can go back even now and call up some
> messages objects I sent LAST year during a hiking event.  Edit one, send it,
> and now it is at the top of the list again.
>
> So when you consider that the [/X] only has to be entered once and from then
> on, it is simply used as an editing template, then people will realize how
> easy it is to use this capabitity.
>
> Bob, Wb4APR
>
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