Profile Library possible?

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After stumbling and bumbling through a WSJT-X setup, I thought it might be good idea to set up a public library of "generic" profiles that could be shared with the community.  It would save noobs like me many hours of frustration and give the gurus a chance to strut their geekiness.  

Preferably the profiles would be sorted by radio and SSDR release.  It would also require occasional "weeding out" of obsolete or defective profiles.

Thoughts, rants, raves?  Does such a thing already exist and I missed it?
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butch alline

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Posted 3 years ago

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Jim Ricker

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Butch, I think thats a great idea, I would share a few that I have made.
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Wayne VK4ACN

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Great idea
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Corey/ KC0YNS

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I'll second that!!  Great idea!!  Makes great sense, Hope it can be done
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DrTeeth

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I would prefer better and more documentation so it would be easier to roll my own rather than be spoon fed. For that reason I am against the idea. Plus, if a third-party profile borks something up, will people expect Flex to help? Flex has limited resources that I would not like wasted supporting this idea.
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Dan -- KC4GO

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I agree in that Flex should NOT be held responsible for third party applications functionality or be expected to spend man hours trouble shooting the third parties applications. I do get some guidance by reading the community posts (Flex-Tim has helped many(thanks)). The next question is who would be responsible for testing and keeping the Third Party Profile Library up to date with new releases of the third party applications, not Flex so who wants this thankless task?
One of the things everyone should keep in mind "If your willing to complain you must also be willing to be part of the solution".

NOTE: For those who write the third party applications and make them available for Flex 6000 radios my personal thanks for your efforts.