Back in July of 2001, a member of Sun's EmbeddedJava Forums asked a fairly simple question: Is it possible to send SMS using Java?

Of course, no one replied with a remotely useful answer. But that didn't stop every one else in the world from asking over the next seven years ...

... and asking ...

... and asking ...

Fortunately, one the twenty-second page of replies, "draeath" restored sanity on the thread with this common-sense request...

Just kidding!

 

See the thread, and all of twenty two pages of replies here. This was originally posted in the the Sidebar on 2007-11-28.