[asterisk-dev] i extension does not match on initial context - bug or not?
murf at digium.com
Fri Jan 9 15:32:48 CST 2009
On Fri, 2009-01-09 at 11:51 +0100, Benny Amorsen wrote:
> Dmitry Andrianov <dimas at dataart.com> writes:
> > There is NO functionality for catch-all currently exist. Extension can be alphanumeric so just [0-9*+] is not enough.
> > The closest pattern would be "_." which matches anything at all but the problem with it is that it also matches "special" extensions like h, i, t, s.
> It is a bit sad that the special extensions live in the same namespace
> as normal extensions. The reasons are historical, of course, from when
> Asterisk was mostly concerned with connecting to the PSTN, but these
> days it is becoming a problem.
> I am not sure what to do about it though. A start would be to forbid
> patterns from matching the special extensions, so that you could use
> _h to match h exactly, without matching hangup.
> Another nice thing would be to get rid of some of the reasons why
> people use e.g. h. My favourite would be to always record HANGUPCAUSE
> in the CDR's, without having to use exten =>
I noticed this! I'll include this in the new CDR spec!
(svn co http://svn.digium.com/svn/asterisk/team/murf/RFCs)
Steve Murphy <murf at digium.com>
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