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Add info after phone numbers in Contacts
Authored by: Unsoluble on Feb 28, '13 11:57:14AM

Incidentally, the purpose of the pause (comma) is to allow for automated extension dialing, which kind of addresses another one of the cases listed here. Just enter the extension after a pause (555-1234, 23), and it'll dial it for you. Put in more commas if you need it to wait a bit longer. This business of stuffing other metadata into the phone number field gives me the willies. :)



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Add info after phone numbers in Contacts
Authored by: mark hunte on Mar 03, '13 09:12:52AM
Actually the purpose of a comma is to 'pause'. before the next set of code or numbers are sent. Dialling extensions is just one example of it's use.
It is used in modem -> modem communications and part of the Hayes command set
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Add info after phone numbers in Contacts
Authored by: Unsoluble on Mar 03, '13 04:37:40PM

Yeah, I was kind of speaking within the context of dialing numbers on the iPhone.



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