Subject: RE: No general questions list?
To: Ted Lemon , 'Frederick Bruckman' <>
From: Cory <>
List: current-users
Date: 12/30/1999 12:36:43
I have found a few packages for various linux distro's. When I find one that
has the capabilities I want   I am planning to try to compile it for bsd.
(although I have never tried that before). The site I found most of the
choices on is . You
may find what you want or close there. SOHO looks to be the most promising.

> ----------
> From: 	Frederick Bruckman
> Reply To: 	Frederick Bruckman
> Sent: 	Thursday, December 30, 1999 12:03 PM
> To: 	Ted Lemon
> Cc: 	Cory; ''
> Subject: 	Re: No general questions list? 
> On Thu, 30 Dec 1999, Ted Lemon wrote:
> > There ought to be a package for this.   I'd like something like this
> > too - basically, what I want is a device that I can plug into a POTS
> > line and have it notice that the phone is ringing, pick it up, play a
> > message, and listen for input, including DTMF.   I suspect that this
> > can be done with a Winmodem, but of course that would require us to
> > have documentation, which is something we're not likely to get.   :'(
> If you have a so-called voice/fax modem, vgetty can make the computer
> act as an answering machine. [Voice/fax modems compress the audio and
> send it over the serial port.] vgetty is distributed with mgetty,
> <>. There's already an mgetty package.