[asterisk-dev] confbridge feature request

Jonathan White uvacity at googlemail.com
Mon Dec 22 17:35:24 CST 2014

Has anyone thought of using some sort of crowd funding method for new 

I'm sure I'm not the only one who could use a good feature of this type.


-----Original Message----- 
From: Matthew Jordan
Sent: Tuesday, December 16, 2014 8:53 PM
To: Asterisk Developers Mailing List
Subject: Re: [asterisk-dev] confbridge feature request

On Tue, Dec 16, 2014 at 11:10 AM, jonathan white <jw at uvacity.com> wrote:
> On 15 Dec 2014 22:49, "Jonathan White" <uvacity at googlemail.com> wrote:
>> Good morning. I was thinking it would be very useful if we could have a
>> feature added to confbridge which would limit the life of a bridge.
>> For example in dialplan you could set the bridge life with the following
>> command
>> same => n,Set(CONFBRIDGE(bridge,max_time)=
>> and or
>> same => n,Set(CONFBRIDGE(bridge,max_datetime)=
>> The function would overwrite the previous setting allowing the bridge
>> length to be dynamically changed during the length of the call. For 
>> example
>> the call will last for an hour from when the last caller joins that
>> particular bridge.
>> I’ve looked at using
>> same => n,Set(TIMEOUT(absolute)=
>> but this is per channel not per conference or per group of callers
>> If this feature was implemented there maybe a second or third setting or
>> feature required which sets and plays hangup messages 60 seconds before 
>> the
>> end of the call and at the end of the call.
>> same => n,Set(CONFBRIDGE(bridge,hangup_warning)=
>> same => n,Set(CONFBRIDGE(bridge,hangup_message)=
>> This will point to a sound file which will be played at the bridge is
>> being closed.
>> Sadly I have no budget or personal skill to write this patch. My
>> contribution to the project will have to be my ideas.
>> Best regards
>> Jonathan

That is an interesting feature idea, and would be a good addition to 

I will say that without contributing code to the project - or hiring
someone to do so - it is unlikely (although not outside the realm of
possibility) that anything will come of your idea.


Matthew Jordan
Digium, Inc. | Engineering Manager
445 Jan Davis Drive NW - Huntsville, AL 35806 - USA
Check us out at: http://digium.com & http://asterisk.org

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