FTF (FedoraTalk FAD) IRC Prep meeting :: 2009-10-13 @ 19:00 UTC (3 PM EDT/12 PM PDT)

Mike McGrath mmcgrath at redhat.com
Wed Oct 14 17:48:59 UTC 2009

On Wed, 14 Oct 2009, Jeffrey Ollie wrote:

> On Wed, Oct 14, 2009 at 12:11 PM, Bruno Wolff III <bruno at wolff.to> wrote:
> > On Wed, Oct 14, 2009 at 12:58:20 -0400,
> >  Jon Stanley <jonstanley at gmail.com> wrote:
> >> On Wed, Oct 14, 2009 at 12:38 PM, John Poelstra <poelstra at redhat.com> wrote:
> >>
> >> > 3) <jcollie> one thing that i though of today is the ability to log in using
> >> > the fas voip credentials from a cell phone when using the did numbers
> >> >  --after meeting question from John, "What exactly does this mean and how
> >> > would it be used? What would it improve that we can't do now?"
> >>
> >> I think that the use case for this is that I'm away, but I need to
> >> call $CONTRIBUTOR and I want them to know that it's me instead of some
> >> random cell phone number, so we should be able to login and have it
> >> come from our extension.
> >
> > Would caller id with the person's cell phone number solve this problem?
> > If so, that might be easier to handle.
> Yes/no.  Yes, in that the system should pass through your cell phone
> number to the callee.  No, in that a significant number of people
> wouldn't want their personal cell phone number being passed on to the
> callee.  Also, you might not recognize most people's cell phone
> numbers, plus there may be many cases where caller id information
> isn't sent or is incorrect etc.

Would it be possible for me to tell asterisk, I come from this number and
this number, please give me a proper "Mike McGrath" id from those numbers?

Although that probably doesn't work with businesses since everyone in the
westford office might look like the same person.


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