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[TRLog] TR 6.64 comments... (SBDVP)

Subject: [TRLog] TR 6.64 comments... (SBDVP)
From: (Ronald Rossi)
Date: Thu, 18 Apr 2002 22:39:41 -0400
Thanks Tree!! I am looking forward to helping to keep TR the best contest
logging program on the planet. My involvement started out as an offer to 
help get the band map stuff up to snuff. It ended up that I am now part 
of the team. I am proud to have been asked to join.

I am an electrical engineer by trade and work in SRAM product engineering
at IBM Microelectronics in Essex Junction, Vermont. I have done a reasonable
bit of programming over the years and most of it with some of the more,
shall we say, not so trendy languages =:-). That said I am not a windows
programmer. So please don't renew any thoughts that there is a windows 
version of TR in the future.

Fixing stuff has been something I have done all my life. Even my job at 
IBM is that of trouble shooter of sorts. It must have seemed a bit odd 
to you folks having me pretty much come out of nowhere and start acting 
like I owned the place. When I got the go-sign from Tree I dove right in!
Probably a bit to overtly. I humbly offered my support and I wish to
humbly continue. This is the house that Tree built, I am mearly helping
put on some fresh paint.

73 es God Bless de KK1L...ron ( <><
QTH: Jericho, Vermont
My page:

Tree N6TR wrote:
> KK1L writes:
> > The latest version has a bug which keeps SBDVP from playing messages
> > properly. I have found the problem and it will be fixed in the next
> > release.
> Who is this guy?
> I thought this was my program?
> Well - you might be wondering that yourself.  As mentioned in the last
> release notes, Ron, KK1L, did most (if not all) of the work on improving
> the bandmap.
> Ron has blasted his way into the source code and has demonstrated the
> ability to program down to my level.
> Ron and I have started working out a framework to allow him to continue
> working on the program and receive a portion of the TR Log income.  In
> other words, he will be part of the TR Log team and probably perform most
> of the bug fixes and enhancements on the program for as long as it feels
> right for both of us.
> I think you have already seen that he has a lot of energy for this and
> the quality of his work has been demonstrated by the lack of major
> problems with the bandmap changes he has made.
> This is really a win-win situation.  I will continue to be involved in
> the program - and perhaps spend some time updating the public domain
> version and investigate having a "protected mode" version that will
> not be limited by the 640K DOS memory boundary.
> At any rate - I just thought I would let everyone know what was
> happening.
> Welcome aboard Ron!!
> Tree
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