[amsat-bb] Re: ARISSatTLM source code
andres at msu.edu
Thu Jun 23 19:46:16 PDT 2011
Anthony, my comments were about ham software in general, not the
arissattlm code. Apologies if it came off that way.
On 06/23/11 21:57, Anthony Monteiro wrote:
> Hi Guys,
> 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.
> Tony AA2TX
> 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
>> 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
>> impressed with some of the closed source programs they've seen--and
>> to improve on.
>> But this is changing, and is yet another reason to get more younger
>> involved in ham radio in general.
>> --STeve Andre'
>> wb8wsf en72
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