[thelist] Sending html form results to fax machine?

Robert Goodyear rob_goodyear at yahoo.com
Wed Nov 7 14:47:06 CST 2001

You might also consider using one of the Fax ASPs such as J2.com,
wherein you could simply send the fax body as an email to a J2
account for relay to a real fax machine.


--- me <me at cgiguy.com> wrote:
> michael,
> if you only wanted to send text to a fax machine there is
> an old program floating around on the web called ssfax
> it is a dos utility, or at least it was, but it might have been
> ported by now to other os's...
> it is a command line utility that can take a text file and
> send it to a fax machine. if you are not running your website
> or if your client is not running his site off a windows box,
> its
> easy enough to just put the form and the faxing routine on
> another box. keep in mind that you'll need a separate modem
> for this faxing function. maybe more then one, ??
> if ya want it, just go to yahoo and search for ssfax or
> ssfaxer. the guy that wrote this program was from some
> little town in texas.
> a second option might be to look at the dialogic expansion
> cards. www.dialogic.com  they have some really nice faxing
> options available.
> later.
> me.
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: Michael Goddard <michael at tdh-marketing.com>
> To: <thelist at lists.evolt.org>
> Sent: Wednesday, November 07, 2001 10:50 AM
> Subject: [thelist] Sending html form results to fax machine?
> > Can this be done?  We currently have a client who would like
> for users on
> > their web site to have the ability to fill out a simple HTML
> form and then
> > have the results be sent to the client's fax machine.
> >
> > I appreciate any feedback or "nudging into the right
> direction".
> >
> > Thank you,
> > Michael
> >

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