[asterisk-dev] Zap channel naming is way too confusing

Tzafrir Cohen tzafrir.cohen at xorcom.com
Sat Feb 25 03:04:07 MST 2006

On Sat, Feb 25, 2006 at 03:55:14PM +0800, Dinesh Nair wrote:
> On 02/24/06 00:24 Tilghman Lesher said the following:
> >always specify the absolute channel, in a format such as:
> >Zap[ss/rrr](nnn), e.g. Zap[3/4](52) or Zap/52.
> i like this idea conceptually, just that the TECH/SPAN-CHAN nomenclature 
> should be maintained instead of introducing square brackets. this keeps it 
> consistent with the naming conventions for SIP and IAX2 used within 
> asterisk and would make parsing channel identifiers a whole lot easier in 
> external scripts or AGI.

But spans are an internal implementation detail of the zaptel channel.

Not to mention that span number can easily change just as well. Merley 
loading ztdummy before  other modules changes everything, you know.

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