[asterisk-dev] app_meetme call for testing: Roll call, eject all, mute all, record in-conf

Michiel van Baak michiel at vanbaak.info
Fri Dec 4 18:10:39 CST 2009

On 15:38, Fri 04 Dec 09, John Todd wrote:
> On Dec 4, 2009, at 11:18 AM, Ryan Finnie wrote:
> > Hello all,
> >
> > I have submitted a patch against SVN for new admin DTMF menu
> > functionality in the MeetMe app.  The patch is at:
> >
> > https://issues.asterisk.org/view.php?id=16379
> >
> > [snip]
> >
> > So please give the patch a try, and report your findings back at the
> > issue tracker, per lmadsen's request.  Thank you!
> >
> > Ryan Finnie
> Ryan -
>    This is great stuff!  Again, one of those features that when I look  
> at it I say "Well, why didn't we have that already?"


>    I'm seeing distinct FUD circulating around app_meetme, where those  
> who have used Asterisk in the past dismiss *ANY* conferencing  
> capability with Asterisk because of the reliance on the Zap/DAHDI  
> timers.  This is especially important with virtualized environments  
> where getting timing right is tricky for those approaching Asterisk  
> for the first time.  It seems that app_confbridge with it's newer  
> methods of bridging audio together would be a much better solution to  
> be promoting and improving upon.

This is also true for systems that dont have zap (OpenBSD for example)

>    Is there any chance that you could also write your patches for  
> app_confbridge so that people can start to treat app_meetme as a  
> second-choice conferencing tool?

+1 from me.


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