> I think it's a reasonable amount of time if: > 1) It's all that you're working on during that time. > 2) You've pre-read the necessary documents and have a plan or list of > tasks OK, thanks. > I'd allow the most time for the AGI development and making > sure you have a good understanding of the Priorities in the dialplan. OK > The basic script seems easy enough conceptually: > 1) Answer the line > 2) Ask the caller to input an order number > 3) Query the database for the status > 4) Play audio file with status > 5) Hang up Right--seems like childs play actually. I'm sure it will only take 3 hours to actually get that little script to talk to Askterisk however. lol. > Installing the base system isn't difficult if you go with something like > Debian or Ubuntu. Then installing a working asterisk system can be as > easy as apt-get install asterisk. I saw that Debian has an Asterisk package. Even without that, it doesn't seem too hard to compile. But anyway I'm not opposed to Debian. :) > The only thing that might cause you a > problem is running the Asterisk box as a VM. I have no idea if that > would work with the Digium card on the host machine or not. In theory > it should, but <shrugs>. Right. There are hints on the web that it could work: http://www.virtualbox.de/ticket/1720 Here http://forums.virtualbox.org/viewtopic.php?p=29430&sid=e240b75f4a8fd7ec34cd04ef160f99c3 somebody is more negative, but I would imagine that a dedicated machine should have good quality. I would think so anyhow. :) Thanks.