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Suppose in travel (or) out of system access. At that time any one access my posted answer they ask any doubt regrading that means. How will I communicate with them? Is there any possible way to access via SMS? If it available means how to active to mobile. Is any Application available in store.

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Stack Overflow has good support for mobile browsers. That's probably the way to go –  Pëkka Jul 3 '12 at 9:18
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imagining posts and comments spelled in smspk sends shivers down my spine –  gnat Jul 3 '12 at 9:36
    
Well, the request itself still has merit IMO. Being notified by short message isn't a completely outlandish idea. –  Pëkka Jul 3 '12 at 10:37
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@DiscountGucciHandbags: But then you'd need a two-way-system, including answering via SMS, otherwise you don't need notifications. Also that would need revers-charge (receiver pays for the SMS) or a bank-account/credit-card/paypal-account which can be billed...it might not be an outlandish idea, but it is one hell to implement. –  Time Traveling Bobby Jul 3 '12 at 14:40

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Well, yes, it is possible. You'd need a server which gets (curl) your inbox on a regular basis (cron), your inbox should be accessible via this address for example:

http://meta.stackoverflow.com/inbox/genuwine

From there you can parse the data (pretty slick JSON if I see that correct) and check for new messages (isNew-field). Those you can simply rely through your SMS-Gateway directly to your mobilephone. The problem is that I do not know how the system marks those as read, but I think fetching the inbox does that.

Now, answering via SMS is a little bit tricky, as you'd need to build up a session, maintain that, find the question and figure out how to post a comment/answer...how good are you with curl?


Oh, you wanted a ready and done solution...no, there isn't one. If you don't have a data plan on your mobilephone, you're out of luck.

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