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  • Richard
    John, send an email to zs6ro at ham-radio dot co dot za . I will receive this on my BBS . I will reply to the message from the BBS and you should receive
    Message 1 of 11 , Mar 19, 2013
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      John, send an email to ‘zs6ro at ham-radio dot co dot za’ …  I will receive this on my BBS …  I will reply to the message from the BBS and you should receive the email …  No “+” or extra characters added … Any non-technical email author will be able to do  that without thinking because its standard …

       

      I’m not using GoogleMail .. I have my own Postfix email server on my home server dedicated to the BBS (ALL mail from this email server goes to the BBS, except addressed to ‘root’, ‘postmaster’, etc.) .. The BBS sends email traffic to my ISP email server which will relay same … I have my own ‘general’ email server (zs6ro.co.za) and web server  ( http://zs6ro.co.za )  sitting on a remote static ip-address virtual server …

       

      73, Dick ZS6RO

       

      ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~

       

      The author already has to put the BBS+ on front of the address. so it is hardly intuative at the moment.

       

      I think the option to specify the route is useful, but I guess there is no reason not to check HomeBBS and WP if a route is not specified.

       

      John

       


      This would make it ‘messy’ for the email author to have to do things differently to the norm and putting the onus on him will create mistakes  ..

      Wouldn’t it be easier if LinBPQ BBS checks the WP and pulls the relevant info and adds the @HA to the incoming message .. the BBS would then know what to do with the message ..

      Usually an email author would be responding to the email which was created on the BBS – if the user who originated the ‘email’ was on another BBS, his packet message would pass through the WP and that user’s info would be created in that BBS’s WP … When a packet user creates a message, the BBS looks at the WP …

      73, Dick ZS6RO

      ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~

      Found it.

      You can add an @HA to the TO call - but as you cant have two @ in a message, replace the first with a | so

      gm8bpq+call@...@... becomes gm8bpq+call|bbs.gbr.eu@...< o>

      73, John


      I'm pretty sure I added a mechanism to address a message to a user at another bbs - I'll see if I can find the details.

      Too many changes and too short a memory!

      73, John


      John, I can send an email > packet, read it on the BBS, reply to the message (SR msg#), and read it via email – I then replied to this email and got it on the LinBPQ BBS …

      I then sent an email to packet message to another user who uses a different BBS (that BBS and my BBS forward to each other) .. I was expecting the packet message to pick up the HA route from WP (this user is in the WP), but it didn’t and therefore the message would be stuck on my BBS and never be forwarded ..

      73, Dick ZS6RO

    • John Wiseman
      Oki, Dick. Sorry, I d assumed you were uing gmail. The latest code (113) should look up routes (from HOMEBBS if a user of your BBS, or WP if not) if none is
      Message 2 of 11 , Mar 20, 2013
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        Oki, Dick.
         
        Sorry, I'd assumed you were uing gmail.
         
        The latest code (113) should look up routes (from HOMEBBS if a user of your BBS, or WP if not) if none is specified
         
        73, John


        From: BPQ32@yahoogroups.com [mailto:BPQ32@yahoogroups.com] On Behalf Of Richard
        Sent: 19 March 2013 11:58
        To: BPQ32@yahoogroups.com
        Subject: RE: [BPQ32] [LinBPQ] Re: Email bug.

         

        John, send an email to ‘zs6ro at ham-radio dot co dot za’ …  I will receive this on my BBS …  I will reply to the message from the BBS and you should receive the email …  No “+” or extra characters added … Any non-technical email author will be able to do  that without thinking because its standard …

        I’m not using GoogleMail .. I have my own Postfix email server on my home server dedicated to the BBS (ALL mail from this email server goes to the BBS, except addressed to ‘root’, ‘postmaster’, etc.) .. The BBS sends email traffic to my ISP email server which will relay same … I have my own ̵ 6;general’ email server (zs6ro.co.za) and web server  ( http://zs6ro.co.za )  sitting on a remote static ip-address virtual server …

        73, Dick ZS6RO

        ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~

         

        The author already has to put the BBS+ on front of the address. so it is hardly intuative at the moment.

        I think the option to specify the route is useful, but I guess there is no reason not to check HomeBBS and WP if a route is not specified.

        John


        This would make it ‘messy’ for the email author to have to do things differently to the norm and putting the onus on him will create mistakes  ..

        Wouldn’t it be easier if LinBPQ BBS checks the WP and pulls the relevant info and adds the @HA to the incoming message .. the BBS would then know what to do with the message ..

        Usually an email author would be responding to the email which was created on the BBS – if the user who originated the ‘email’ was on another BBS, his packet message would pass through the WP and that user’s info would be created in that BBS’s WP … When a packet user creates a message, the BBS looks at the WP …

        73, Dick ZS6RO

        ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~

        Found it.

        You can add an @HA to the TO call - but as you cant have two @ in a message, replace the first with a | so

        gm8bpq+call@...@... becomes gm8bpq+call|bbs.gbr.eu@...< o>

        73, John


        I'm pretty sure I added a mechanism to address a message to a user at another bbs - I'll see if I can find the details.

        Too many changes and too short a memory!

        73, John


        John, I can send an email > packet, read it on the BBS, reply to the message (SR msg#), and read it via email – I then replied to this email and got it on the LinBPQ BBS …

        I then sent an email to packet message to another user who uses a different BBS (that BBS and my BBS forward to each other) .. I was expecting the packet message to pick up the HA route from WP (this user is in the WP), but it didn’t and therefore the message would be stuck on my BBS and never be forwarded ..

        73, Dick ZS6RO

      • Richard
        John, works perfectly after testing the email function .. Many many thanks – really appreciate it … mail authors/users won’t have to remember anything
        Message 3 of 11 , Mar 20, 2013
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          John, works perfectly after testing the email function .. Many many thanks – really appreciate it … mail authors/users won’t have to remember anything special as its just another email and all standard now (well, here at ZS0MEE BBS - *Grin) …

          73, Dick ZS6RO

          ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~

          Oki, Dick.

           

          Sorry, I'd assumed you were uing gmail.

           

          The latest code (113) should look up routes (from HOMEBBS if a user of your BBS, or WP if not) if none is specified

           

          73, John

           


          John, send an email to ‘zs6ro at ham-radio dot co dot za’ …  I will receive this on my BBS …  I will reply to the message from the BBS and you should receive the email …  No “+” or extra characters added … Any non-technical email author will be able to do  that without thinking because its standard …

          I’m not using GoogleMail .. I have my own Postfix email server on my home server dedicated to the BBS (ALL mail from this email server goes to the BBS, except addressed to ‘root’, ‘postmaster’, etc.) .. The BBS sends email traffic to my ISP email server which will relay same … I have my own ̵ 6;general’ email server (zs6ro.co.za) and web server  ( http://zs6ro.co.za )  sitting on a remote static ip-address virtual server …

          73, Dick ZS6RO

          ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~

          The author already has to put the BBS+ on front of the address. so it is hardly intuative at the moment.

          I think the option to specify the route is useful, but I guess there is no reason not to check HomeBBS and WP if a route is not specified.

          John


          This would make it ‘messy’ for the email author to have to do things differently to the norm and putting the onus on him will create mistakes  ..

          Wouldn’t it be easier if LinBPQ BBS checks the WP and pulls the relevant info and adds the @HA to the incoming message .. the BBS would then know what to do with the message ..

          Usually an email author would be responding to the email which was created on the BBS – if the user who originated the ‘email’ was on another BBS, his packet message would pass through the WP and that user’s info would be created in that BBS’s WP … When a packet user creates a message, the BBS looks at the WP …

          73, Dick ZS6RO

          ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~

          Found it.

          You can add an @HA to the TO call - but as you cant have two @ in a message, replace the first with a | so

          gm8bpq+call@...@... becomes gm8bpq+call|bbs.gbr.eu@...< o>

          73, John


          I'm pretty sure I added a mechanism to address a message to a user at another bbs - I'll see if I can find the details.

          Too many changes and too short a memory!

          73, John


          John, I can send an email > packet, read it on the BBS, reply to the message (SR msg#), and read it via email – I then replied to this email and got it on the LinBPQ BBS …

          I then sent an email to packet message to another user who uses a different BBS (that BBS and my BBS forward to each other) .. I was expecting the packet message to pick up the HA route from WP (this user is in the WP), but it didn’t and therefore the message would be stuck on my BBS and never be forwarded ..

          73, Dick ZS6RO

        • CJ Hanekom
          Hi John, I just did an linbpq update. The version number shows as 6.0.1.1. Is this correct or should it be 6.0.1.113? Regards Hannes ZL1LW ... Hi John, I just
          Message 4 of 11 , Mar 20, 2013
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            Hi John,

            I just did an linbpq update.
            The version number shows as 6.0.1.1.
            Is this correct or should it be 6.0.1.113?

            Regards

            Hannes
            ZL1LW


            On 21/03/13 01:41, John Wiseman wrote:
             

            

            Oki, Dick.
             
            Sorry, I'd assumed you were uing gmail.
             
            The latest code (113) should look up routes (from HOMEBBS if a user of your BBS, or WP if not) if none is specified
             
            73, John


            From: BPQ32@yahoogroups.com [mailto:BPQ32@yahoogroups.com] On Behalf Of Richard
            Sent: 19 March 2013 11:58
            To: BPQ32@yahoogroups.com
            Subject: RE: [BPQ32] [LinBPQ] Re: Email bug.

             

            John, send an email to ‘zs6ro at ham-radio dot co dot za’ …  I will receive this on my BBS …  I will reply to the message from the BBS and you should receive the email …  No “+” or extra characters added … Any non-technical email author will be able to do  that without thinking because its standard …

            I’m not using GoogleMail .. I have my own Postfix email server on my home server dedicated to the BBS (ALL mail from this email server goes to the BBS, except addressed to ‘root’, ‘postmaster’, etc.) .. The BBS sends email traffic to my ISP email server which will relay same … I have my own ̵ 6;general’ email server (zs6ro.co.za) and web server  ( http://zs6ro.co.za )  sitting on a remote static ip-address virtual server …

            73, Dick ZS6RO

            ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~

             

            The author already has to put the BBS+ on front of the address. so it is hardly intuative at the moment.

            I think the option to specify the route is useful, but I guess there is no reason not to check HomeBBS and WP if a route is not specified.

            John


            This would make it ‘messy’ for the email author to have to do things differently to the norm and putting the onus on him will create mistakes  ..

            Wouldn’t it be easier if LinBPQ BBS checks the WP and pulls the relevant info and adds the @HA to the incoming message .. the BBS would then know what to do with the message ..

            Usually an email author would be responding to the email which was created on the BBS – if the user who originated the ‘email’ was on another BBS, his packet message would pass through the WP and that user’s info would be created in that BBS’s WP … When a packet user creates a message, the BBS looks at the WP …

            73, Dick ZS6RO

            ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~

            Found it.

            You can add an @HA to the TO call - but as you cant have two @ in a message, replace the first with a | so

            gm8bpq+call@...@... becomes gm8bpq+call|bbs.gbr.eu@...< o>

            73, John


            I'm pretty sure I added a mechanism to address a message to a user at another bbs - I'll see if I can find the details.

            Too many changes and too short a memory!

            73, John


            John, I can send an email > packet, read it on the BBS, reply to the message (SR msg#), and read it via email – I then replied to this email and got it on the LinBPQ BBS …

            I then sent an email to packet message to another user who uses a different BBS (that BBS and my BBS forward to each other) .. I was expecting the packet message to pick up the HA route from WP (this user is in the WP), but it didn’t and therefore the message would be stuck on my BBS and never be forwarded ..

            73, Dick ZS6RO


          • John Wiseman
            It has been renumbered to 6.0.1.1 (from 6.0.0.113) to match the new BPQ32 version which should be released in the next day or two. John _____ From:
            Message 5 of 11 , Mar 20, 2013
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              It has been renumbered to 6.0.1.1 (from 6.0.0.113) to match the new BPQ32 version which should be released in the next day or two.
               
              John
               
               


              From: BPQ32@yahoogroups.com [mailto:BPQ32@yahoogroups.com] On Behalf Of CJ Hanekom
              Sent: 20 March 2013 17:24
              To: BPQ32@yahoogroups.com
              Subject: Re: [BPQ32] [LinBPQ] Re: Email bug.

               

              Hi John,

              I just did an linbpq update.
              The version number shows as 6.0.1.1.
              Is this correct or should it be 6.0.1.113?

              Regards

              Hannes
              ZL1LW


              On 21/03/13 01:41, John Wiseman wrote:
               

              

              Oki, Dick.
               
              Sorry, I'd assumed you were uing gmail.
               
              The latest code (113) should look up routes (from HOMEBBS if a user of your BBS, or WP if not) if none is specified
               
              73, John


              From: BPQ32@yahoogroups.com [mailto:BPQ32@yahoogroups.com] On Behalf Of Richard
              Sent: 19 March 2013 11:58
              To: BPQ32@yahoogroups.com
              Subject: RE: [BPQ32] [LinBPQ] Re: Email bug.

               

              John, send an email to ‘zs6ro at ham-radio dot co dot za’ …  I will receive this on my BBS …  I will reply to the message from the BBS and you should receive the email …  No “+” or extra characters added … Any non-technical email author will be able to do  that without thinking because its standard …

              I’m not using GoogleMail .. I have my own Postfix email server on my home server dedicated to the BBS (ALL mail from this email server goes to the BBS, except addressed to ‘root’, ‘postmaster’, etc.) .. The BBS sends email traffic to my ISP email server which will relay same … I have my own ̵ 6;general’ email server (zs6ro.co.za) and web server  ( http://zs6ro.co.za )  sitting on a remote static ip-address virtual server …

              73, Dick ZS6RO

              ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~

               

              The author already has to put the BBS+ on front of the address. so it is hardly intuative at the moment.

              I think the option to specify the route is useful, but I guess there is no reason not to check HomeBBS and WP if a route is not specified.

              John


              This would make it ‘messy’ for the email author to have to do things differently to the norm and putting the onus on him will create mistakes  ..

              Wouldn’t it be easier if LinBPQ BBS checks the WP and pulls the relevant info and adds the @HA to the incoming message .. the BBS would then know what to do with the message ..

              Usually an email author would be responding to the email which was created on the BBS – if the user who originated the ‘email’ was on another BBS, his packet message would pass through the WP and that user’s info would be created in that BBS’s WP … When a packet user creates a message, the BBS looks at the WP …

              73, Dick ZS6RO

              ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~

              Found it.

              You can add an @HA to the TO call - but as you cant have two @ in a message, replace the first with a | so

              gm8bpq+call@...@... becomes gm8bpq+call|bbs.gbr.eu@...< o>

              73, John


              I'm pretty sure I added a mechanism to address a message to a user at another bbs - I'll see if I can find the details.

              Too many changes and too short a memory!

              73, John


              John, I can send an email > packet, read it on the BBS, reply to the message (SR msg#), and read it via email – I then replied to this email and got it on the LinBPQ BBS …

              I then sent an email to packet message to another user who uses a different BBS (that BBS and my BBS forward to each other) .. I was expecting the packet message to pick up the HA route from WP (this user is in the WP), but it didn’t and therefore the message would be stuck on my BBS and never be forwarded ..

              73, Dick ZS6RO


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