[aprssig] A new player

Mark Cheavens mcheavens at usa.net
Mon Mar 10 11:39:11 CDT 2014


OR,
A list of "valid" versions that are allowed to work, IF the version 
does not show as "valid" then a pop-up tells the user that he/she must upgrade.

Of course an Internet connection is required, but in this case that 
would always be the case!

Mark
KC5EVE

At 11:17 AM 3/10/2014, you wrote:
>Add forced upgrade for these types of problems.
>
>If it has internet then the app can check a remote config to 
>determine if there is a new version available and force the user to upgrade it.
>
>Greg
>
>
>On Mon, Mar 10, 2014 at 10:14 AM, Georg Lukas 
><<mailto:georg at op-co.de>georg at op-co.de> wrote:
>* Steve Dimse <<mailto:steve at dimse.com>steve at dimse.com> [2014-03-10 16:50]:
> > If you write a program you have a responsibility to assure the correct
> > operation of that software. When notified of a bug that is causing
> > problems to other users of a shared system like APRS-IS you need to
> > jump on it, get the fix done quickly, and reach out to users to get
> > them to update ASAP.
>
>The last time I had a comparable issue, APRSdroid was flooding the IS
>network with position packets under some obscure conditions. It was
>reported on this list in April 2012 as a flooding problem with my
>client, but the description was not sufficient for a proper cause
>analysis.
>
>It took over a year, until August 2013, for another person to give me
>the right hint, so I was able to triangulate the issue as an off-by-one
>problem when approaching the fast speed setting when using SmartBeaconing.
>
>Another two weeks later, I released APRSdroid 1.2.3, which fixed the
>issue, but still is not used by 5% of the user base.
>
>73 de Georg DO1GL
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