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  • Jerome K
    Sep 25 1:43 PM
      Thanks John and Ron!!!!


      Upgraded here... Thanks for fast fix John....
      73 Jerry N9LYA

      --- In BPQ32@yahoogroups.com, "John Wiseman" <john.wiseman@...> wrote:
      >
      > Thanks, Ron.
      >
      >
      >
      > This is a critical update to BPQMailChat, which will stop crashes caused by
      > receiving messages with a corrupt truncated R: line. Everyone running
      > MailChat should upgrade as soon as practical.
      >
      >
      >
      > 73, John
      >
      >
      >
      >
      >
      > _____
      >
      > From: BPQ32@yahoogroups.com [mailto:BPQ32@yahoogroups.com] On Behalf Of
      > n5in_ron
      > Sent: 25 September 2012 16:50
      > To: BPQ32@yahoogroups.com
      > Subject: [BPQ32] BPQ32_5.2.9.1_20120925 including BPQAPRS is now available.
      >
      >
      >
      >
      >
      > A new release, BPQ32_5.2.9.1_20120925, for Windows, is available for
      > download at: <http://groups.yahoo.com/group/BPQ32/>
      > http://groups.yahoo.com/group/BPQ32/
      >
      >
      > This release updates BPQ32.dll and BPQMailChat.exe.
      >
      > BPQAPRS is an APRS mapping and messaging application first introduced in
      > BPQ32_5.2.4.1_20120130. BPQAPRS at its current state of development is a
      > viable replacement for UIView32 for many users and in addition is under
      > active development to add additional capability. The BPQ32 digipeater is
      > "New n-N Paradigm <http://www.aprs.org/fix14439.html> " compliant and
      > provides enough objects to fully support the Local
      > <http://www.aprs.org/localinfo.html> Info Initiative. A configuration
      > example is provided to quickly get you 'on the air'. The BPQAPRS program
      > provides mapping using the on-line OpenStreetMap
      > <http://www.openstreetmap.org/> and reliable messaging, to the degree this
      > is possible, with the existing infrastructure.
      >
      > As a reminder, you must have all of your configuration in BPQ32.cfg.
      >
      >
      >
      > BPQ32_5.2.1.3_20111 018,was the last to support both the new method, all the
      > configuration statements combined into BPQ32.cfg, as well as the old method
      > of separate configuration files . If you currently have separate config
      > files, a smooth transition to the new system would be to first install
      > BPQ32_5.2.1.3_20111018, which you can find in the files section of the
      > <http://groups.yahoo.com/group/BPQ32/> BPQ32 Yahoo Group, and make the
      > changes to your configuration using that version. Once successful, the
      > subsequent upgrade to the new BPQ32_5.2.9.1_20120925 should proceed with
      > ease.
      >
      > My installer is also capable of converting an existing non-compliant
      > installation to a Microsoft compliant installation. In brief, Microsoft has
      > been, since the introduction of Windows XP, recommending that an
      > installation be split in to a "program files" part and an "application data"
      > part. This was not enforced in Windows XP but it is being enforced in Vista
      > and Windows 7. Many programs have been installed in the root, such as
      > C:\Ham Programs to get around this recommendation, but the result is
      > annoying UAC popups...'do you really trust this program' etc. If you have
      > used this workaround, you can, after installing this most recent release, do
      > an uninstall, which will preserve your configuration, and then do a
      > reinstall taking all the defaults. The result will be to divide your
      > installation properly into %programfiles%\bpq32 and %appdata%\bpq32.
      >
      > Help will be available in the users group should you have questions.
      >
      > The changelog is here:
      > <http://www.cantab.net/users/john.wiseman/Documents/BPQ32%20Installation.htm
      > #Changelog>
      > http://www.cantab.net/users/john.wiseman/Documents/BPQ32%20Installation.htm#
      > Changelog
      >
      > Thanks to John Wiseman G8BPQ/GM8BPQ for his tireless work enhancing BPQ32!
      >
      > 73 de Ron Stordahl, AE5E (ex N5IN)
      >
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