[Asterisk-Dev] Re: Voicemail: vm-theperson and digits not
critch at basesys.com
Tue Jun 3 09:17:34 MST 2003
On Tue, 2003-06-03 at 10:23, Mark Spencer wrote:
> I think you shouldn't have to terminate your dialplan with a "#" or you
> should do a wait, or the ATA shouldn't leak DTMF poop. Alternatively, you
> *might* also be able to fix this by using out of band DTMF.
along the smae lines, but more of a PITA, fix the dialplan on the ATA so
you no longer need to terminate with a #. I know the dialplan on the ATA
is a trip down regex hell, but it is the proper solution to the problem.
> On Tue, 3 Jun 2003, Stephen Davies wrote:
> > On Sun, 1 Jun 2003, Stephen Davies wrote:
> > > I've had a problem - I'd say since I started playing with * - where
> > > announcements aren't always played right.
> > >
> > > For example, with: "exten => 6999,1,VoiceMail2(u6999)", I should hear
> > > "The person at extension 6 9 9 9 is NOT available...." and then a
> > > beep.
> > >
> > > Often I actually hear just the merest blip of the vm-theperson, and
> > > then the beep.
> > Hi,
> > I figured out what was happening here - so let me report back in case
> > it helps someone else.
> > When I dial on my ATA186, I terminate dialling using #.
> > What happens is that sometimes that # is also heard by Asterisk. It
> > stays in the buffers and is "read" as soon as the "the person
> > at" announcement stats, and also serves to terminate the mailbox
> > number read.
> > I worked around the problem by Wait(1) before calling
> > VoiceMailMain. The "wait" eats up the audio.
> > I don't really like this fix, but I can't quite decide a better
> > one. Perhaps Background() should flush the input - but then you
> > couldn't "type-ahead" so much.
> > Do think, though, that VoiceMailMain should reprompt on a "null"
> > mailbox number, not do a "goodbye".
> > Steve
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Steven Critchfield <critch at basesys.com>
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