Review Board 1.7.16

Add technology independent static control

Review Request #214 - Created April 1, 2009 and discarded

Russell Bryant
This is the feature that you have all been waiting for.

This new function allows you to introduce static into a phone call.  The common use case is as an excuse to get off of an annoying phone call.  If someone won't stop talking, just start increasing the static until you can't hear each other anymore.  Problem solved!
exten => 1234,1,Set(STATIC()=0) ; Set up STATIC() so I can control it via DTMF during the call
exten => 1234,N,Dial(SIP/1234)  ; When 1234 gets annoying, start pressing '*' to increase static

I tested an extension like the above and verified that I could increase and decrease the static at will.
Review request changed
Updated (April 1, 2009, 4:16 a.m.)
Address comments from jsmith
Posted (April 1, 2009, 7:36 a.m.)
Since people have asked me, yes, this does actually work as advertised.  :-)
Ship it!
Posted (April 1, 2009, 9:24 a.m.)
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