Dialable AddressesThe dialable address format describes a number that can be dialed on the given line. A dialable address contains part addressing information and is part navigational in nature. Any input string which does not begin with a "+" character is presumed to be not in canonical format and therefore in dialable address format, and is returned to the application unmodified. A dialable address is an ASCII string with the following structure: DialableNumber | Subaddress ^ Name CRLF ... The components of this structure are given in the following table.
||digits and modifiers 0-9 A-D * # , ! W w P p T t @ $ ? ; delimited by | ^ CRLF
or the end of the dialable address string. The plus sign (+) is a valid
character in dialable strings. It indicates that the phone number is a
fully-qualified international number.
Within the DialableNumber, note the following definitions:
0-9 A-D * #
ASCII characters corresponding to the DTMF and/or pulse digits.
||ASCII Hex (21). Indicates that a hookflash (one-half second onhook, followed
by one-half second offhook before continuing) is to be inserted in the dial
||ASCII Hex (50) or Hex (70). Indicates that pulse dialing is to be used for the
digits following it.
||ASCII Hex (54) or Hex (74). Indicates that tone (DTMF) dialing is to be used
for the digits following it.
||ASCII Hex (27). Indicates that dialing is to be paused. The duration of a
pause is device specific and can be retrieved from the line's device capabilities.
Multiple commas can be used to provide longer pauses.
||ASCII Hex (57) or Hex (77). An uppercase or lowercase W indicates that dialing
should proceed only after a dial tone has been detected.
||ASCII Hex (40). Indicates that dialing is to "wait for quiet answer" before
dialing the remainder of the dialable address. This means to wait for at least
one ringback tone followed by several seconds of silence.
||ASCII Hex (24). Indicates that dialing the billing information is to wait for
a "billing signal" (such as a credit card prompt tone).
||ASCII Hex (3F). Indicates that the user is to be prompted before continuing
with dialing. The provider does not actually do the prompting, but the presence
of the "?" forces the provider to reject the string as invalid, alerting the
application to the need to break it into pieces and prompt the user in-between.
||ASCII Hex (3B). If placed at the end of a partially specified dialable address
string, it indicates that the dialable number information is incomplete and
more address information will be provided later. ";" is only allowed in the DialableNumber portion of an address.
||ASCII Hex (7C), and is optional. If present, the information following it up
to the next + | ^ CRLF, or the end of the dialable address string is treated as
subaddress information (as for an ISDN subaddress).
||A variably sized string containing a subaddress. The string is delimited by
the next + | ^ CRLF or the end of the address string. When dialing, subaddress
information is passed to the remote party. It can be for an ISDN subaddress, an
e-mail address, and so on.
||ASCII Hex (5E), and is optional. If present, the information following it up
to the next CRLF or the end of the dialable address string is treated as an ISDN
||A variably sized string treated as name information. Name is delimited by CRLF
or the end of the dialable address string. When dialing, name information is
passed to the remote party.
||ASCII Hex (0D) followed by ASCII Hex (0A). If present, this optional character
indicates that another dialable number is following this one. It is used to
separate multiple dialable addresses as part of a single address string (for
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