[asterisk-dev] Peer matching architecture

Olle E. Johansson oej at edvina.net
Mon Dec 21 10:22:01 CST 2009

21 dec 2009 kl. 07.23 skrev Tilghman Lesher:

> 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).

Nick did not say anything about deleting, in fact he mentioned that they will still be around. He, like myself, hopes that they will be forgotten though.


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