[aprssig] UiView32 Registrations

Vince heffer at mindspring.com
Mon Apr 4 21:08:35 EDT 2005

  Because the code isn't yours?!

  How would you like it if someone took your code?  Folks around the
  world are willing to register anyone with the promise they will donate
  to cancer research, or whatever the latest requirement is - I don't
  pretend to keep up.  The question remains - what if someone broke your

  Guess I expected more from a fellow programmer.  Especially someone who
  has been around as long as you have on these posts, and apparently
  cared so much that they'd offer new options.  Then again, I don't know


scott at opentrac.org wrote:
> Maybe I'm not understanding the issue.  From what Stephen just said, it
> sounds like the ONLY reason registrations are being processed is to allow
> the program to run.  Nothing is done with the registration information and
> no payment is required.  It hasn't been possible to remove the registration
> code requirement because Roger had the source code destroyed.
> If that's not the case, then please explain to me why registration is still
> a requirement.
> I'm simply offering to patch the binary executable to no longer require the
> registration code.  That code apparently serves no further purpose, and
> imposes an administrative burden on those who have to issue the codes.
> I'm not trying to cheat anyone out of anything.  I PAID for my copy of
> UI-View32.  I'd be happy to donate to a cancer research organization if I
> hadn't.  I'm just trying to make life easier for new users and the
> registration volunteers.
> Scott
> N1VG
> -----Original Message-----
> From: aprssig-bounces at lists.tapr.org
> [mailto:aprssig-bounces at lists.tapr.org]On Behalf Of Phillip B. Pacier
> Sent: Monday, April 04, 2005 5:39 PM
> To: TAPR APRS Mailing List
> Subject: Re: [aprssig] UiView32 Registrations
> I think it is a disgrace and very inappropriate to be discussing
> cracking the UI-View registration code.  What a sad day for Amateur
> Radio when we have to resort to this.  It is truely disgusting.
> Do one of two things instead.  (1) Stop using the program and find
> something else to use.  (2) Find someone other than Steve who has enough
> time to deal with the registrations.  I think we should do (2) anyway,
> or at least find someone to assist.  But talking about crackin this code
> needs to stop right away.
> 73
> Phil - AD6NH
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