Re: Script to check whether modem telephone line in use --- how?
> Mark Phillips <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
> > It is already there. Here is the start of my chatscript:
> > ABORT BUSY
> > ABORT "NO CARRIER"
> > ABORT VOICE
> > ABORT "NO DIALTONE"
> > ABORT "NO ANSWER"
> > "" ATZ
> > OK ATDT82225555
> > CONNECT ''
> > etc etc
> > So why doesn't it work?? Hmm.
> Hmm. Good question. With those options in chat, it ought to pick up the
> phone line, see no dialtone and hear voice (really audio that is not modem
> carrier tones), and hang up. The most your father should hear is maybe a
> click when it picks up and another when it hangs up. Curious. Does it
> actually try to dial out while he's on the phone?
Yes, certainly does. It's always been this way.
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