Wired access to SMS?

Bryan Tong contact at nullivex.com
Tue Oct 9 21:50:46 UTC 2012


Arent most of the services now wrapped into Google for Business where
you are the customer?

I dont know about Google voice though.

Thanks

On Tue, Oct 9, 2012 at 3:47 PM, William Herrin <bill at herrin.us> wrote:
> On Tue, Oct 9, 2012 at 5:05 PM, steve pirk [egrep] <steve at pirk.com> wrote:
>> Have you looked at Google Voice much? I have mine set up to SMS all my
>> devices, including email delivery, and can enable/disable devices as
>> needed. The big benefit, is that I have an inbox full of all my old inbound
>> and outbound text messages.
>
> Hi Steve,
>
> Google voice is a fine service and if they sold it with an API, I
> might well buy it. As a free public service with a strictly unofficial
> API, I can't seriously consider using it in my product's critical
> path. I need a service whose provider is actually obligated to keep it
> working to the standard of resilience typical of the rest of my
> system.
>
> Let me put it another way: with google voice, google mail, google
> search you are not the customer. You're the product. I use gmail for
> my personal mail and I can live with that. For business services, I
> need to be the customer.
>
> Regards,
> Bill Herrin
>
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