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Re: [hylafax-users] E-mail to fax & fax to e-mail
On Wednesday, September 06, 2000, at 4:48:52 PM, Lee Howard wrote:
>>Did I miss something, Lee, or isn't RelayFax a component of a
>>commercial package? It's nice to have that for pedagogical purposes,
>>but if the usage depends on a piece of a $$ product... ?
> RelayFax is a commercial package; I'll add that heads-up to the HOW-TO. I
> paid for it. Although I like it, I'm not recommending that anyone else use
> it at all. Boris was asking if anyone had done a fax gateway with qmail,
> and I suggested that procmail would work in this situation. I wasn't
> recommending that he use RelayFax, but rather procmail. My RelayFax use is
> only a demonstration of what can be done with procmail. And since Boris
> complained that my locally-hosted HylaFAX-RelayFax pages were down (which
> describe RelayFax setup) I sent that. I'm not a RelayFax salesperson, so I
> don't know what the pricing is, and I don't remember what I paid.
Ah. Got it now.
> My dissatisfaction with RelayFax server motivated me to find HylaFAX,
> otherwise I'd probably be using a Java mail-to-fax client. Reproducing the
> RelayFax client wouldn't be very hard at all as a form-mailing HTML page.
> If someone wants to do it... With a bit of work it wouldn't be hard to
> create address books, status reporting, and other such features.
I'm pretty sure that's already been done, actually; somewhere in the
contrib collection on the website.
Jay R. Ashworth firstname.lastname@example.org
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