[asterisk-dev] extra vs core sounds

Clod Patry cpatry at gmail.com
Mon Nov 17 23:20:09 CST 2008

we already identified a small list of prompts which are used in both core
and extra package.
I will provide you the full list of duplicates between these two packages.

On Mon, Nov 17, 2008 at 8:31 AM, Russell Bryant <russell at digium.com> 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.
> --
> Russell Bryant
> Senior Software Engineer
> Open Source Team Lead
> Digium, Inc.
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