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Re: fax, voice, and data answering

On 10. January 2004 at 8:10PM -0700,
"s. keeling" <keeling@spots.ab.ca> wrote:

> Incoming from Christian Schnobrich:
> > On Sat, 2004-01-10 at 17:32, D. Clarke wrote:
> > 
> > > I'd like to be able to have a voicemail box, fax, and
> > > possibly (although not required) ppp dialup.
> > 
> > First, you need something to pick up the line and distinguish
> > wether it is voice, fax or data, and then call the
> > appropriate service. IIRC vgetty is your friend here.
> I thought mgetty would be.
> > However, looking for a smaller solution, I came across
> > "mgetty and sendfax" -- but, I had no luck at all with it. I
> > can't quite remember
> I've heard good things about efax.

I've used efax ;-).  It mostly works with one page faxes.  With
multipage faxes, I sometimes find I have to fax manually page by
page (something to do with flow control?).

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