[WT-support] Self spotting is not allowed! I know, but....

Steve London n2icarrl at gmail.com
Mon Mar 26 15:11:12 CEST 2007

Horray to the Win-Test authors for taking a stand and implementing this fine 
feature !

I may have to switch to Win-Test even without the ESM feature !

Steve, N2IC

Laurent HAAS - F6FVY wrote:

>> I was trying to answer a question somebody made on
>> the cluster few minutes before, but I have been fired off by WT!!!
>> Moreover, WT alerts you, that Self-Spotting is
>> strongly discouraged by contesting ethics,
>> (and I agree) and then Close down!!!
>> Isn't it a too heavy punishement for something
>> which is not even wrong???
>> Authors....what do you answer??
> I consider (actually, I wrote this feature), that self-spotting is one 
> of the strongest poisons in contesting. Abt the "heavy punishement", to 
> be honest, it is only a matter of seconds to be in the game again. WT 
> doesn't shutdown your computer or your station ;-)  But, I also got 
> several reports from users who really liked this feature. It usually 
> ends with a good laugh, and they don't try to do it again !

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