[plug] Telex <-> EMail Gateway

Leon Brooks leonb at ami.com.au
Tue Jul 14 06:55:08 WST 1998

Peter Robinson wrote:
> About twelve months ago I remember vaguely reading about a Telex to EMail
> gateway for Linux which you could hook one of those special Telex modems
> (or a standard modem -> not sure which, or if there's a difference) into a
> Linux box and all incoming Telexes would be redirected to a email address,
> and similarly if someone wanted to send an outgoing Telex they could send
> an email to a email address with the phone number in the subject line (or
> somewhere) and it would send the telex to the specified number.

> Anyway I was wondering if anyone knew anything about it??

I have a genuine "steam-powered" ASR-33 teletype, if it helps. I
understand that modern serial ports still do 50BPs (-:

It makes nifty party decorations as well (using the paper tape

Uh, who uses Telex any more?

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