Reading binary messages
seba.dos1 at gmail.com
Thu Aug 6 20:22:13 CEST 2009
On 8/6/09, David Ford <david at blue-labs.org> wrote:
> that's an incorrect assumption. my providers only send one SMS
> indicating i have an MMS to read. there isn't a second SMS with a
> public URL. therefore i have zero chance of reading it unless i use my
> own software to fetch the MMS and render it by hand.
> Sebastian Krzyszkowiak wrote:
>> AFAIK there is just no way to detect if phone supports MMS or not.
>> Binary message is sent, and when timeout is reached without
>> downloading message, SMS with info is sent. So Freerunner users can
>> still read their MMS, exactly as Nokia 3210 users :P
So how are you supposed to read them on some old or simple headsets?
Not every phone has MMS support at all, even iPhone didn't have it in
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