[asterisk-dev] Default Caller ID

Saúl Ibarra Corretgé saghul at gmail.com
Wed Feb 23 15:49:45 CST 2011


On Wed, Feb 23, 2011 at 7:42 PM, Tilghman Lesher <tilghman at meg.abyt.es> wrote:
> On Wednesday 23 February 2011 12:28:33 Malcolm C. Davenport wrote:
>> What say you, community members?  Would making some change to the
>> default caller identification so as to not present "asterisk," be a
>> good thing?  Or, are we garnering more benefit through our spreading of
>> "asterisk?"  Or, perhaps it's important to your implementation that
>> "asterisk," remain the default presentation?
> I suspect there's many systems which are configured presently to deal with
> the callerid being presented as "asterisk", and changing it is likely to
> cause a whole new round of "It wasn't broken; WTF did Digium change it?"

This would go to a new branch, right? Then I think changing the
behavior should be just fine.

Personally I would go with the simplest approach IMHO: change
'asterisk' for 'unknown'. Everyone is familiar with 'unknown'.

/My 2 cents


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