Squeak goes SMS?
jhinsley at telinco.co.uk
Wed Jan 16 06:42:17 UTC 2002
Chris Double wrote:
> > Can anyone point me to any (reasonably user freindly) documentation on
> > SMS?
> I use a couple of ways to send SMS messages via programs. The first is using
> the www.mtnsms.com gateway. Just register, fill out a form and the SMS gets
> sent. Unfortunately there is no guarantee about when the recipient gets the
> SMS. Sometimes the delay can be a few seconds, others a few hours. I have
> example code in Dylan for this at:
> I also have code I use in Dolphin Smalltalk to do the same thing. I use this
> Another approach I have used is to have a Nokia cellphone connected to my
> PC. I then use Nokia's PC connection SDK which allows sending and receiving
> SMS messages using COM (on Windows). This allows me to send and to act on
> receipt of an SMS message. This at least solves the problem of when the SMS
> is delivered. But each SMS then costs you 20 cents or so.
I'll have a go tomorrow (time for bed!). Thus far the free email->sms
and web->sms have failed dismally: this may have to do with a
peculiarity whereby some Orange phones don't seem to have
straightforward routing instructions in the number, but it also looks
like these firms are going out of business very quickly.
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