[Python Wpg] Can python save the University $17,000?

Sydney Weidman syd at plug.ca
Fri Sep 28 05:06:06 CEST 2007


On Thu, 2007-27-09 at 20:41 -0500, Bill Reid wrote:
> Sydney Weidman wrote:
> > On Thu, 2007-27-09 at 15:29 -0500, Bill Reid wrote:
> >> ----- Original Message -----
> 
> > 
> > http://www.notepage.net/snpp.htm
> > 
> > snpp.rogerstwoway.com port 444 (not tried yet)
> > 
> 
> 
> I think we are mixing about paging and SMS. SNPP is for paging not SMS.
> 
> I did not test out the MTS server but the Roger server seems to be expecting a 
> pager ID not a telephone number. My cell phone number gets an INVALID ID.
> 
> [reid at ws ~]$ telnet snpp.rogerstwoway.com snpp
> Trying 198.174.233.171...
> Connected to snpp.rogerstwoway.com (198.174.233.171).
> Escape character is '^]'.
> 220 Datacomm SNPP Gateway Ready
> HELP
> 214 HELP COMMAND SUMMARY:
> 214 PAGE ####### - Used to Specify Telephone To Page
> 214 MESS message - Used to Specify Message To Send
> 214 SEND - Sends page to Telephone and Message Specified
> 214 RESET - Clears the Telephone and Message
> 214 QUIT - Closes Session
> 250 End of Help
> QUIT
> 221 Ok - Session Closed
> Connection closed by foreign host.

It's possible that some snpp servers can be configured to relay a page
to a cell phone and others are not configured that way.

It absolutely does work on the mts server. I just tried it for the
library cell phone which is on MTS.

I may have to do some more research for the other providers, but it
seems promising.

- Syd


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