[sf-perl] writing a hylafax client in perl

Richard Reina gatorreina at gmail.com
Sun Feb 28 11:09:46 PST 2010

No I have not.  Thank you very much for the idea. I will check it out.

2010/2/28 Bruce Ferrell <bferrell at baywinds.org>

> Have you looked at Fax::Hylafax::Client on CPAN.  it seems to have all the
> bits you'd need.
> On 02/28/2010 08:40 AM, Richard Reina wrote:
> I am in need of a program that allows users on our all linux LAN to view,
> save, print and delete incoming faxes. People on the Hylafax list have
> recommended a java client called YaJHFC. I did take a look at it looks nice,
> but does not really suit my needs --besides it's written in java :). What I
> need is something that helps users on the LAN associate faxes with various
> database records so they can be archived correctly.  Accordingly, I am off
> to write my own GUI with perl->evince->mysql.  I've got a lot of it done.
> However, I am looking for some input on one area of complication, accessing
> the received files on the Hylafax server. Essentially they need to be viewed
> associated with a record and saved on a local file server. To view them and
> save I assume I need to bring (copy) the file to the local machine where it
> can be viewed and the user can match it to a database record so that it can
> be renamed and archived.  The complicated part seems that I need to (I
> guess) scp, ncftpget or rsync the files from the hylafax server.  I guess
> what I would like to ask is: Does anyone know how other hylafax cleint deal
> with this?  Are the files somehow viewed directly on the hylafax server
> through local machines via ssh? (something I have not yet been able to
> figure out how to do) Or are the files bounced around to be viewed and then
> saved?
> Thanks for any help.
> Richard
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