[asterisk-dev] Default Caller ID

Klaus Darilion klaus.mailinglists at pernau.at
Wed Feb 23 17:08:07 CST 2011

Saúl Ibarra Corretgé wrote:
> Hi,
> 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'.


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