Re: [rtcweb] POTS lines to browser (was Re: Fwd: Traffic should be encrypted. (Re: Let's define the purpose of WebRTC))

Tim Panton <tim@phonefromhere.com> Tue, 15 November 2011 08:39 UTC

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On 15 Nov 2011, at 01:10, Wolfgang Beck wrote:

> On Tue, Nov 15, 2011 at 9:03 AM, Matthew Kaufman
> <matthew.kaufman@skype.net> wrote:
>> On 11/14/11 6:37 PM, Wolfgang Beck wrote:
>>> 
>>> If we do connect POTS lines
>>> to the browser, we have to talk about fax as well.
>> 
>> I fail to follow the leap you have made here. If we're going to make a leap,
>> wouldn't exposing ringing voltage to the user's keyboard be of more value?
> I was talking about a hopefully hypothetical system which exposes an
> analogue phone via a POTS port to a browser as sound device.
> Better not give people ideas..
> 

Ohh, can I have the Hayes AT command set and pulse dialling too ? 

I've a 60s rotary phone I'd like to put into service.

Tim.