[Freeswitch-users] How to call multi gateways for failover with early media?

Steve Underwood steveu at coppice.org
Mon Apr 6 04:40:41 PDT 2009

Brian West wrote:
> Say you call billy, mary and ken at the same time.  Billy's address  
> provides early media (ringing) you are to give the first one to  
> respond with media to the caller... but if by chance Mary's phone  
> provider is having a problem and they give congestion 20 seconds later  
> and actually answer the call to do this cuz you know how stupid  
> telco's are... now you are to give the caller the congestion tone...  
> So you had prefect ringing.. then congestion... I think we have all be  
> there, heard that!

Er, that's not stupidity. If the regulations allow them to answer at 
this point, they will. It generates revenue. Its a disaster for a lot of 
services which need to know if the call was answered to tell what to do 
next, but it ain't done through stupidity. We are the stupid suckers who 


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