[aprssig] Universal Messaging (and new qAP feedback?)

Robert Bruninga bruninga at usna.edu
Wed Oct 29 14:03:47 EDT 2008

> <bruninga at usna.edu> wrote: Message entry portals
> FYI, the networking term for the 
> functionality you describe is a
> _gateway_ (hence the name Igate).  
> A gateway moves data between different 
> types of networks, and typically involves 
> protocol translation at some level 
> (e.g. AX.25 <-> APRS-IS).

Well, that was not what I was describing.  I was talking about
the brand new WEB PAGE message entry portals such as FINDU, and
OpenAPRS where a person manually enters a message into the APRS
system.  I am welcome to a better term if there is one, so that
we do not have confusion as apparently we did here.


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