[aprssig] OpenAPRS has assumed "EMAIL" alias (was UniversalMessaging)

Gregory A. Carter gcarter at openaprs.net
Thu Nov 6 17:13:29 EST 2008

Bob, et all,

Support for javAPRSEmail style shortcuts is enabled for the EMAIL and E
addressee targets (yes per Bob's request E will gate APRS Messages to email
as well).

For help on how to store or use aliases see the bottom of:





On Thu, Nov 6, 2008 at 10:57 AM, Robert Bruninga <bruninga at usna.edu> wrote:

> > OpenAPRS has added support for APRS
> > Message -> EMAIL gatewaying and has
> > picked up the "EMAIL" alias until Keith
> > can get his back up.  We'll switch
> > to a new alias on request.
> Well, the thing I have been asking the WU2Z engine to add for
> years, has been shortcuts for the D7 or D700 operator that has
> to key all this stuff in by finger on the pad.  Something along
> the lines of:
> 1) Accept "E" as well as "EMAIL"
> This way, we save space in the message.  When you receive a
> message to "AMSAT" then you take the first word of the email
> (usually a callsign) and prepend it to "@AMSAT.ORG" for the full
> address and then send it on its way.
> I have been asking for this for nearly as long as the EMAIL
> engine has been in existance.  These kinds of shortcuts can
> greatly enhance user operations at little expense in code.
> Bob, WB4APR
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