[asterisk-dev] Violent Objections? CDR dst/dcontext probs in 1.4+ when a macro is involved.

Tilghman Lesher tilghman at mail.jeffandtilghman.com
Fri Jun 29 10:11:18 CDT 2007

On Friday 29 June 2007 08:49, Andrew Kohlsmith wrote:
> On Friday 29 June 2007 8:25 am, Tilghman Lesher wrote:
> > On the contrary, if you force people to use fields that they
> > create, people will adapt their Asterisk installations to match
> > particular billing solutions. I've already done this exact thing
> > with one particular customer. It made a whole lot more sense to
> > adapt the CDR to that customer's billing system than to try to
> > translate the standard fields into the fields his billing system
> > already used.  In other words, Asterisk adapted to the billing
> > system; the billing system did not need to be adapted to Asterisk.
> So... in other words... Asterisk's CDRs are so retarded that you
> should just create your own system and forget trying to fix what's
> there?

No, the general CDRs are generally useful to a general audience.  If
you need something specific, you should create specific fields to handle
your specific needs.


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