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Thursday June 20, 2002
01:24 PM

An offering to the God of Small Hacks

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The editor I use on Win32, Ultra Edit, can be customized to take a selection from one window, feed it to an arbitrary command, and creating a new window with the results. When said command is a short Perl script that turns STDIN into an HTTP POST to the magic URL that sends an SMS message to my wife's cellphone, I can drop her a note without having to move my hands from the keyboard.

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