fully dynamic TS, naming

Harald Welte laforge at gnumonks.org
Thu Jul 14 00:40:10 UTC 2016

Hi Alexander and others,

On Wed, Jul 13, 2016 at 04:59:11PM -0400, Alexander Chemeris wrote:
> >     phys_chan_config  TCH/F_TCH/H_PDCH
> I personally prefer this option, because it doesn't leave a place for
> doubt. And ti's not something you would type 100x a day, so making it
> short is not a real optimization.

I also think it should be kept this way for consistency with other pchan
names.  From a VTY syntax POV, the '/' are ugly in the name, and we
never use that anywhre else in the VTY but the channel config - but the
'/' is part of the official specified names, so I chose to use them with
the existing channel types when originally writing that code.

> Reading this, I would be asking myself "DYN - what is that? Dynamic?
> Ok, Dynamic what? Channels? Ok, which channels? Can it have SDCCH in
> there? Hmm.. Don't know. Let look into the docs. Docs say no. Can it
> be SDCCH in the next release of the software? Huh, don't know, I
> better to put something more specific here, so I'm sure what's
> happening. But how to do that?"

The VTY offers a help string at tab-completion which could have the
anwer to this, so I don't think that point is such an issue.

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