[Freeswitch-users] Putting javascript to sleep

Michael Collins msc at freeswitch.org
Fri Nov 14 14:56:02 PST 2008

I believe this is a limitation in JavaScript. There is no "sleep" command or
function, just some setTimeout kind of thing where you launch a function
after a predetermined interval. I think with js you're stuck with an
inelegant solution... :(


On Fri, Nov 14, 2008 at 2:42 PM, Jon Bruel <jbr at consiglia.dk> wrote:

>  I have worked on making a set of scripts and dialplans for a traditional
> queue, which rings the agents. I have published suggestions and ideas on the
> WIKI, but I'm still not satisfied with the solution. One of the challenges
> has been to emulate a sleep command as known in php and many other
> languages.  I have solved it by creating a session for the sake of this, and
> run session.execute("sleep", 5000), but this solution pivots on the creation
> of the session, and it not very clean in my opinion. So my question is: are
> there any elegant ways of putting javascript to sleep in FS? /Jon
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