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Re: [softwaredev-121] Working around the Push Notification Service

From: user 3.
Sent on: Thursday, October 9, 2008 3:38 PM
I thought users could click on links inside texts.  (I just texted you
at the "m" number below to test.)  I haven't tested it with
app-registered URLs, but I'm almost positive I've tried it with
regular web URLs.


On Thu, Oct 9, 2008 at 3:25 PM, John Lai <[address removed]> wrote:
> Hi, all,
> Has anyone developed a work-around for the push notification service to let
> users know of new alerts when they aren't currently using your app?  I know
> that you can register specific URLs such that if a message is delivered via
> email, the user can click on that specific URL to launch your app.  However,
> email is slow and not always the most reliable method. I was hoping to use
> SMS but the user can't click on URLs within text messages.
> Has anyone found a suitable workaround until the APNS comes out?
> Thanks,
> John
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