[asterisk-dev] CDR Problem Proposals

David Hansen applexpanther at mac.com
Thu Nov 20 16:09:14 CST 2008

This idea would fit in nicely with the original design of asterisk itself.  The blank canvas analogy.  CDR is just another tool to paint your picture lol.  Otherwise, CDR would be like clip art..and we'd have to cut and paste and modify the hell out of it.  :)

David Hansen

On Thursday, November 20, 2008, at 03:49PM, "Leif Madsen" <leif.madsen at asteriskdocs.org> wrote:
>Steve Murphy wrote:
>> Hello--
>> When I did it, catching CDR xfers, etc, in the
>> bridge routine seemed such a good idea. After all,
>> if we cut a CDR there, we were guaranteed to never
>> miss a call leg! But the further I go down that road,
>> the worse the decision appears.
>Perhaps building CDRs into Asterisk is the wrong approach, and maybe we 
>need to take the course of allowing people to build their own CDRs via 
>the dialplan; and that just means providing them the tools to do it, and 
>some examples of the most common scenarios (this is what CEL is supposed 
>to be right?)
>It seems everyone has a different idea about what CDRs are supposed to 
>be, and how they are supposed to be represented, and perhaps no route 
>you take is ever going to succeed at solving the underlying issue.
>Just a thought, but I'd hate to see spend another round of trying, just 
>to realize that perhaps there is no route to success using the current 
>Leif Madsen
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