[asterisk-dev] Deprecating sip call-limit

BJ Weschke bweschke at gmail.com
Tue Nov 20 15:58:40 CST 2007

Johansson Olle E wrote:
> Friends,
> Blitzrage and I had a discussion about busylevel and call-limit in  
> chan_sip on the IRC I wanted to expand to the rest of you deveopers  
> out there...
> My proposal in this discussion was:
> - deprecate call-limit in chan_sip. No other channel driver has a  
> built-in call limit
>     and we now favour groupcount and dialplan control instead of  
> embedding this
>     into channel drivers.
>     The call-limit is history that has survived too long.
> - implement a new option to enable call counters for the subscribe/ 
> notify event system in chan_sip (channel specific)
> - implement busy-level in more channel drivers
> - implement a DEVICE() dial plan function that is cross-channel, like  
>    so we can check busylevel in chan_iax2 and other channels that can  
> handle multiple
>     channels per device. Busylevel can now be checked in the SIPPEER()  
> function only.
> I know this is a lot of stuff at the same time, but it kind of belongs  
> together.
> /O
 Olle / Leif - 

 What are we going to do about things like app_queue that resolve on call-limit and limitonpeers being set correctly in order to make a proper response back to app_queue that the device is or is not busy to receive a queue call?


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