How Do I Send SMS Messages Using My ICQ Account ? -- Followup
tres.finocchiaro at gmail.com
Tue Dec 3 21:20:22 EST 2013
The ICQ has this in the cached google results:
Use ICQ to send free SMS messages. Australia, Canada, Israel, Singapore and
> Taiwan coverage
- Tres.Finocchiaro at gmail.com
On Tue, Dec 3, 2013 at 9:07 PM, Jay F Shachter <jay at m5.chicago.il.us> wrote:
> Centuries ago, Nostradamus predicted that Mark Doliner would write on Tue
> Dec 3 19:57:28 2013:
> >>> I think the online/offline status is not important. AOL, AIM, ICQ,
> >>> Web-ICQ, Pidgin, etc. have no idea whether the person's phone is on
> >>> or off. That functionality isn't supported by the SMS network.
> >>> Moreover, SMS is a store-and-forward system, where if a phone is off
> >>> or disconnected then text messages destined for that phone will be
> >>> stored until the next time the phone connects to the mobile network.
> >> So Web-ICQ should do what Pidgin does, which is always show such
> >> contacts to be online, since they are always contactable. That
> >> Web-ICQ shows my contacts to be offline is then, perhaps, a clue,
> >> indicating that the contacts were, perhaps, not added correctly.
> > Perhaps. Or it could just be a behavioral difference between Web-ICQ
> > and Pidgin. To my knowledge there isn't much that can be wrong about
> > the way these buddies are added. To my knowledge there isn't anything
> > special about the buddies--they're just specially formatted usernames.
> >> Does Web-ICQ show your contacts to be offline also?
> > Yes, Web-ICQ shows my mobile contact to be offline also.
> Did you e-mail the people at icqsupport.ru at corp.mail.ru and tell them
> that you are experiencing the same problem? I can't think of anything
> further to do, other than increasing the priority of the problem for
> the people at icqsupport.ru at corp.mail.ru by letting them know that
> more than one person is experiencing the problem. If you do so,
> please tell them to associate your trouble report with Ticket
> #2013120221005754, the number that was assigned to my trouble report.
> As always, please let me know if you learn how to solve this, and of
> course I shall do the same for you.
> Jay F. Shachter
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