panpaliamahen at gmail.com
Mon Jul 14 14:39:31 CEST 2008
Please tell me more about your application.
What exactly you want to do?
And so far how much you have done.
I have experience in designing a sms application which can be used to send
the sms in Bulk.
which was supporting all wap/gprs application as well but bearer type was
I might provide my assistance for this application.
On Mon, Jul 14, 2008 at 1:14 AM, Jeffrey Malone <ieatlint at tehinterweb.com>
> I'm interested in suggestions/comments/etc with regards to SMS-based
> applications. What I mean by this, is an application which uses SMS instead
> of data (GPRS/wifi) to work.
> Examples could include:
> AOL AIM client using shortcode support
> Google SMS query support through a more convenient interface
> (In my specific case) San Francisco MUNI NextBus.com support, which allows
> you to lookup when a bus is coming via SMS, or schedule an alert for when a
> bus is Xmin away.
> Odds are, this concept could be heavily expanded upon (twitter?), and it
> offers the following advantages over data:
> - More reliable. Data can run into a lot more problems than SMS. Plus,
> there is no general "loss", even if you lose signal, the SMS comes in once
> you get it back
> - Less power. As the data is truly an "on demand" "connection", you don't
> need to maintain an active connection.
> - No data costs for those who live in places with expensive data
> Conversely, there are some disadvantages:
> - Higher latency
> - Lack of features active connections offer (eg, AIM's "buddy is typing",
> I am aware of a Google Summer of Code project,
> http://code.google.com/p/sms-middleware/ , but its documentation is
> predictably minimal, and it is unclear if the base will be compatible with
> Furthermore, it would seem that any code that is written be portable and
> not tied to a specific image. However I keep hearing FSO is the future, but
> a quick look at its API seems devoid of any mention of SMS.
> Anyway, I am a relatively novice programmer, and I'm soliciting comments,
> ideas, criticisms, etc. If someone has a specific interest in assisting me,
> or handling such a project themselves, let me know.
> Jeffrey Malone
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