[asterisk-dev] Asterisk 1.6 Realtime Database must use ', ' not '|' in appdata field?

Steve Murphy murf at digium.com
Fri May 30 20:13:31 CDT 2008

On Thu, 2008-05-29 at 11:58 -0500, Russell Bryant wrote:
> Steve Totaro wrote:
> > It sounds like a workable work around (compromise) but still not
> > optimal in the long run.  If nothing is changed, we will be revisiting
> > this same thing with a different app or functionality in the near
> > future.
> > 
> > I still think that the depreciation route between majore versions is
> > the best way to go.  Then nothing "breaks" unexpectedly, unless the
> > User/Admin does not heed the depreciation warnings, therefore it is
> > their fault.
> > 
> > I think this should be Asterisk/Digiums's SOP for major functionality
> > changes for development.
> I completely agree with you, and it is the policy that we have stuck with pretty 
> well in the past.
> In this case, I'm slightly torn.  In my _mind_, the pipe as a separator has been 
> deprecated for a long time.  :)  However, I can't find anything that shows that 
> we ever clearly deprecated that.
> So, in that case, for Asterisk 1.6, I think the default behavior has got to be 
> that the | is still supported.  However, for those that want cleaner and more 
> straight forward parsing, especially with regards to escaping, then an option 
> should be available to disable '|' support, and have ',' as the single supported 
> delimiter.
> Deprecation warnings should be printed at startup, unless the option is enabled 
> to only support ','.
> Then, in the future, we can consider completely removing '|' support, after 
> people are given the standard time period to deal with the change.

Remind Murphy to check AEL, and make sure it generates the appropriate
stuff based on that option...!


Steve Murphy
Software Developer
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