[Blink] Support for rules on outgoing calls

Egidio Corsini egidio.corsini at gmail.com
Fri Jun 8 18:35:14 CEST 2012

Thanks for your answer.

As an example of what I'm saying you myght want to have a look to the
Acrobits softphone client for iPhone where you have arbitrarily complex
number rewrite rules for a single account. This is very handy if you need
to use an account for intranet and external calls.
Having to modify the addressbook for this purpose would be a) extremely
time consuming b) would have significant impact (i.e. my addressbook is in
sync with my mobile and this change would impact the ability to have
standard phone numbers for Italy in the form of +39 xxxxxxxx)

Is this feature in your roadmap or am I the first one to ask for such an


On Fri, Jun 8, 2012 at 6:26 PM, Adrian Georgescu <ag at ag-projects.com> wrote:

> There is one set of phone number translation rules per account. What you
> want is not possible with the current software.
> Passing this responsibility to Blink is a solution but not the only one.
> You could normalize the numbers so that all look the same in your address
> book or LDAP directory.
> Adrian
> On Jun 8, 2012, at 6:20 PM, Egidio Corsini wrote:
> > Hi,
> >
> > I'm trying to set up rules for outgoing rules for a SIP account
> connected to our company asterisk.
> > I live in italy, so I need to set up 3 rules
> > - internal number should go straight to the internal SIP addresses
> (internal number are of this kind 42XX and 24XX)
> > - external call to italy should have the +39 prefix stripped out and an
> 8 as the external line prefix
> > - external international call should have the + converted into 00 and 8
> as the External Line prefix
> >
> > My understanding of the "Phone Numbers" preference pane is that it does
> not allow for any type of rules, but have only those 4 parameters that acts
> as global rules without any possibility to set a rule based on the called
> number.
> >
> > Is this the end of the story? Am I missing some configuration options
> (even a conf file would be great)?
> >
> > Thanks
> > Egidio
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