Getting Kite information via FAX

Getting Kite information via FAX

Post by Marty Sasa » Fri, 17 Dec 1993 05:56:38


I was talking to someone, who will remain nameless at this moment
about a possible service. Here is the basic idea:

        - You call a number in the continental USA. It might be a toll
          call.
        - A computer voice asks you to enter a code for the product
          that you want information about.
        - You enter the number for the Katana.
        - You are instructed to start a receive of a fax.
        - The computer faxes you a sheet of information about the
          Katana.

Aside from the cost of the long distance call, the service would be
free.

So, would you be interested in such a service? How much would you use
it if it was available? Send your reponse via email unless you have
something more to say than yes or no...

Thanks.
--
Marty Sasaki            Harvard University           Sasaki Kite Fabrications

617-496-4320            10 Ware Street               Jamaica Plain, MA 02130
                        Cambridge, MA 02138-4002     phone/fax: 617-522-8546

 
 
 

Getting Kite information via FAX

Post by Simo Salan » Fri, 17 Dec 1993 07:11:03


Quote:
>    - A computer voice asks you to enter a code for the product
>      that you want information about.
>    - You enter the number for the Katana.
>    - You are instructed to start a receive of a fax.
>    - The computer faxes you a sheet of information about the
>      Katana.                           ***********
>Aside from the cost of the long distance call, the service would be
>free.
>So, would you be interested in such a service? How much would you use
>it if it was available? Send your reponse via email unless you have
>something more to say than yes or no...

If the fax contains a good, legitimate plan - not a ripoff, I would
call immediately:-) even if the service would cost something else
than international looong distance call...

Simo
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Getting Kite information via FAX

Post by Kevin Lah » Sat, 18 Dec 1993 13:10:04

Quote:

>I was talking to someone, who will remain nameless at this moment
>about a possible service. Here is the basic idea:

>    - You call a number in the continental USA. It might be a toll
>      call.
>    - A computer voice asks you to enter a code for the product
>      that you want information about.
>    - You enter the number for the Katana.
>    - You are instructed to start a receive of a fax.
>    - The computer faxes you a sheet of information about the
>      Katana.

>So, would you be interested in such a service? How much would you use
>it if it was available?

Well, I have to admit that I wouldn't be using a FAX service because
I don't have much access to a FAX machine, except at work.  As it is,
I print out enough kite stuff at work.  :-)  However, I'd love to have
access to this kind of thing on the net.  

I love the archive at ftp.hawaii.edu, and I've raided it regularly for
pictures and goodies, but I'd like to see even more stuff available for
browsing.  I've long thought that rec.kites was ripe for multi-media,
since we have so much need to share interesting pictures and plans and
all of the rest.

Has anybody thought about coming up with a WWW/Mosaic style archive?
I almost hate to suggest this, because I don't have the resources
to do it, but it sure would be great to see.  Similarly, a mailing list
for MIME stuff would be pretty cool...

Looking forward to watching an MPEG video of an axel,

Kevin