[WriteLog] Makrothon bugs

FireBrick w9ol at billnjudy.com
Sun Oct 12 06:19:26 EDT 2008

Ditto for me also Doug.
Last time in this contest, the bugs made a fun concept contest turn into a 
I was not aware of the previously reported bugs and spent hours trying to 
figure out what I was doing wrong.
(fortunately I missed seeing Illinois loose) :-((

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Doug Nelson" <dougn1 at dslextreme.com>
To: <writelog at contesting.com>
Sent: Sunday, October 12, 2008 4:36 AM
Subject: [WriteLog] Makrothon bugs

> To all who are experiencing problems with this contest, rest assured
> there is nothing wrong with Writelog, your computer, radio or your
> contesting skills.
> This is at least the 4th year for this contest and the highlighting
> and radio mode change issues have been with us since day one. There
> have been numerous posts over the years from operators using various
> operating systems, radio's, wl versions etc. with regard to this.
> I and many others have contacted the author. I never received a
> response. While we all appreciate the efforts of contest module
> authors, it appears that this author is unable and/or unwilling to
> address these bugs. I have over 20 RTTY contest modules installed and
> none behave in this manner. While there have been some "work arounds"
> suggested, this is not addressing the issue.
> While I did put in a short time on Saturday, my personal protest is
> that I will not submit my log and it is unlikely that I will operate
> in this contest again until these bugs have been fixed.
> Doug....K6HGF
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