[asterisk-dev] Reintroduce deprecated applications

Tilghman Lesher tilghman at mail.jeffandtilghman.com
Tue May 13 00:20:51 CDT 2008

On Monday 12 May 2008 20:12:41 Matt Riddell wrote:
> Peter Beckman wrote:
> > On Mon, 12 May 2008, Tilghman Lesher wrote:
> >> To deal with the amount of possible extra applications floating around,
> >> I am proposing setting up these applications so that they are by default
> >> unselected for building, but may be reenabled very easily via the
> >> menuselect system.
> What about things like agentcallbacklogin which were said to be broken,
> and too much work to fix.

If somebody enterprising wants to fix them, then by all means.  If we get
specific reports of bugs, then the bugs may be fixed in tree.

> Does this mean that over time we end up with VoiceMail2, VoiceMail3,
> dial2, dial3 etc?  Or if someone believes an application is so broken
> that it needs a rewrite does it come in as dial2 or whatever for a while
> then eventually replace dial?

Generally the applications that have been deprecated are the ones that
have been replaced with dialplan functions.  Other applications (like Dial
and Voicemail) are certainly free to continue to evolve.


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