Get Notified by SMS When Someone Contacts you on Pidgin

There are two groups of people in the world - those who know when to walk away from their computer and those who are tied to it 24/7. The former group will therefore hate this hack - and will wail about it in the comments. The latter group will love it. Unfortunately, I am in the latter group!

There is a plug-in available for Pidgin called gSMS which will notify you by mobile phone SMS when someone tries to contact you by Pidgin and you don’t respond within a specified time frame. This would be useful if you had to step away from your desk but you were expecting an important message. By configuring this plug-in, you can be told by SMS that the person left a message and you can get back in touch with them as soon as possible.

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With PHP

Buddy of mine hacked that plugin a bit and came out of PHP script that does the same thing :

Source is here (+ a little route CryTongue out): http://tiny.cc/SzJ3J

 

google data

Hi,

glad to see so much interest in my plugin, but this PHP hacking was somewhat unnecessary because google offers its client libs in many langs(including PHP)  here: http://code.google.com/apis/gdata/clientlibs.html

I just went through that code and implemented the calendar manipulation procedures in c.  :)

Hope that helps

Regards,

usajusaj