[asterisk-dev] extra vs core sounds

Tzafrir Cohen tzafrir.cohen at xorcom.com
Mon Nov 17 07:55:15 CST 2008

On Mon, Nov 17, 2008 at 07:31:24AM -0600, Russell Bryant wrote:
> Clod Patry wrote:
> > 1. While we're translating all these prompts, we noticed a bunch of 
> > prompts are both in the core and in the extra.
> > Why this exactly? Is there any way that we cut down these duplicate prompts?
> There should not be any duplicates.  If the prompt is used directly in 
> the Asterisk code, we should leave it in the main sounds package.  If 
> not, it should be removed and kept in extras instead.
> > 2. Also, some prompts are really not professional and I propose a little 
> > cleanup in these extra-fr:
> > example:
> > "Go and boil your bottoms you silly english kniggggits. I fart in your 
> > general direction.  Your mother was a hamster and your father smelt of 
> > elderberries. Now go away or I shall taunt you a second time."
> > and the song Louie, Louie.
> > 
> > I really don't see why we should manage such prompts.
>  >
> > Since the extra is in progress of translating, I think if we can cleanup 
> > a little that package, that will result of a good impact for future 
> > foreign languages.
> While it makes sense to have _all_ of the sounds in the main package for 
> each language we distribute, it does not make sense to have the same 
> requirement for the extra sounds.  As you have pointed out, this package 
> includes prompts intended for comedic purposes only, and do not need to 
> be translated.

That specific file is tt-monty-knights . Are the tt-* used in any

Speaking of tt, I see that some files that used to be tt- are no longer

  the-monkeys-twice (?)

This message should be considered as an excuse to check the contents of
the -extra package for those who didn't do so yet :-)

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