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Wednesday, September 14, 2011

Shame on Telstra Text Buddy for failing LUA Test

You think the largest telecommunication company in Australia will develop and release software that works in LUA. Sadly not.

Telstra has a bonus credit feature that allows their mobile pre-paid broadband user credit that they can use to send SMS messages. One of the two ways you can send SMS from the comfort of your computer is to use a Telstra developed program called Text Buddy (version 1.0), which looks like this:
Despite the fact that this program is only compatible with Windows XP, it demands administrator privilege to run. Bad!!!

I bet you any dollar that their developers do not use LUA development and they developed this program in Administrator account.

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