[amsat-bb] Re: ARISSatTLM source code
aa2tx at comcast.net
Thu Jun 23 18:57:06 PDT 2011
This has always been open source, its just that the
server is temporarily down. You can find all of the
original LINUX code without the GUI on Phil's web site:
We hope to have the server with the ARISSatTLM Windows
code up again soon.
On 6/23/2011 7:36 PM, STeve Andre' wrote:
> On 06/23/11 18:40, Gordon JC Pearce wrote:
>> On Tue, 21 Jun 2011 19:08:25 -0500
>> "George Henry"<ka3hsw at att.net> wrote:
>>> HOpe this helps!!!
>> What the original poster was asking for is the source, rather than precompiled Windows and Mac OSX binaries.
>> The source doesn't seem to be available yet. It's a shame that closed-source software seems to be so common in amateur radio - you get people sharing all sorts of information, but they just don't seem to have grasped the idea that letting people see the source code is a Very Good Thing.
>> Gordon MM0YEQ
> Yeah, absolutely this is a problem.
> What bothers me the most about this is saying I don't run Windows, or MacOS,
> or Linux, and then I just get the<blink> <blink> response, and that's it.
> I know two kids interested at least to some extent about ham radio, both
> who are learning and understand open source culture, who were not exactly
> impressed with some of the closed source programs they've seen--and wanted
> to improve on.
> But this is changing, and is yet another reason to get more younger people
> involved in ham radio in general.
> --STeve Andre'
> wb8wsf en72
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