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Local network messaging using AppleScript
Authored by: ppatoray on Feb 15, '05 08:19:35PM
I did something to achieve a similar goal, but using Pashua GUI for a php shell script saved in my scripts menu for easy access, and an ssh connection, so it can be used across any network pretty safely.

Oh yeah, best of all, mine uses the command 'say' to use the system voices to speak the messages, and you can choose the voice from a list. This might be a bit annoying in a work environment, but it's perfect for sending a quick message to my girlfriend who is working in another room.

I wrote up a quick how-to and put it up on my website for anyone that is interested:

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Local network messaging using AppleScript
Authored by: taxi on Feb 15, '05 10:00:32PM

Rather than just yelling it out?

Or better still, walking in there, giving her a kiss and then telling her...

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