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Command line/Email access to SMS
Authored by: whom on Jan 30, '04 07:02:40PM
You can use an email bridge to the SMS system if you want scriptable or command line access to SMS.

For example, if you have sendmail enabled:

% mail

where 8005551212 is an att wireless phone number. You could also write a an applescript that controls Mail to send mail that way (using osascript )

This method requires that you know the carrier's email gateway.

A link is provided below with common carrier email gateway addresses.

Note: Keep the email under about 120 characters or it might not make it (SMS limitation: "Short" Message System)

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