[asterisk-dev] Peer matching architecture

Tilghman Lesher tlesher at digium.com
Mon Dec 21 00:23:01 CST 2009

On Monday 21 December 2009 06:35:27 am Nick Lewis wrote:
> >It's way more clean and much easier to explain.
> >
> >Feedback?
> Too scary - There is no need to panic anyone - the new peer types are in
> addition to the existing ones. Use of the new types will increase over
> time as the lists fill with "Q: I am having so and so problem connecting
> to my service provider" "A: This problem can be resolved by changing the
> setting type=peer to type=service"
> (Years down the line someone will notice that there are some strange
> peer types such as user/peer/friend littering the code in addition to
> the normal types. They will ask what these strange types are for. The
> grey haired will give a history lesson of chan_sip.c while the new blood
> will be busily deleting this crud)

On the contrary, given past feedback, unless this code becomes unmaintainable
or we need to remove it for compatibility reasons, it will stay in place.  We
do NOT delete functionality just because we think nobody is using it (because
inevitably, we're wrong).


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