[asterisk-dev] Meetme record-name enhancement

Leif Madsen leif.madsen at asteriskdocs.org
Mon Jun 4 09:33:00 MST 2007

On Thursday 31 May 2007 12:09:04 Kevin P. Fleming wrote:
> Leif Madsen wrote:
> > The first thought I had about this (which is an additional enhancement,
> > and is entirely possible that it could already be created from existing
> > the existing feature set, but I have no looked into it), was to also have
> > an option that says, "Only announce the callers name for the first X
> > number of
> > seconds/minutes of the conference", which would essentially be the
> > initial join/setup time.
> Then the 'right' way to implement this would be to add a dialplan
> function that allows the dialplan to query the conference for details
> about its life, including how long it has been in existence. The
> dialplan logic can then make the decision about whether to do the
> record/announce step or not. The logic can then include other factors
> (like maybe they want to always announce callers from outside the PBX,
> or something odd like that).
> Remember, we want to implement mechanisms for people to use, but not the
> policies they apply to them :-)

I am always in favour of more functionality being done in dialplan rather than 
in the backend! :)


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