[asterisk-users] Asterisk CLI Banner

Paul Belanger paul.belanger at polybeacon.com
Sat Mar 29 13:52:24 CDT 2014

On Fri, Mar 28, 2014 at 2:39 PM, Steve Edwards
<asterisk.org at sedwards.com> wrote:
> On Fri, 28 Mar 2014, Richard Kenner wrote:
>> And this certainly may vary from jurisdiction to jurisdiction.  For a
>> (quite dated at this point) discussion of this issue from a US perspective,
>> see
>> http://www.law.berkeley.edu/php-programs/faculty/facultyPubsPDF.php?facID=346&pubID=157
> The publication (43 pages) is dated 1988. The DMCA (1998) and subsequent
> legislation may have changed the landscape.
> My (ignorant) opinion -- just don't. Is it worth the effort to research? Is
> it worth paying a lawyer to research it and give an opinion that may be
> worth nothing until it is examined in court?
> If you want to display something custom, how about a 'wrapper' script that
> displays a file using 'curl' before handing off to Asterisk -- easier to
> implement, easier to maintain, no legal BS to consider.
> Or can you express your creativity by fiddling with ASTERISK_PROMPT?
If you really want to do it:

1) create a wrapper to asterisk -r
2) pipe the welcome message to /dev/null
3) ???
4) profit

you didn't modify Asterisk.

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