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From: Cullen Jennings <fluffy@cisco.com>
Date: Fri, 16 Dec 2011 07:57:51 +1000
Cc: <public-webrtc@w3.org>
Message-Id: <AF20C806-8646-453B-9C68-B9DD870DFE92@cisco.com>
To: "Justin Uberti" <juberti@google.com>

Good point :-) Mostly the PSTN has some spirits that require weird rituals. But the normal use case driving very long tones is some calling card services allowed you to "break out" of the current call using a very long pound then start new call from the calling card IVR service. The longest of these I have seen work with a 3 second long #. I don't know of any use cases needing things longer than this. It's hard to imagine there will be lots of use cases needing something larger than this this because humans are impatient and hate holding down buttons for all that long. 

On Dec 16, 2011, at 3:20 , Justin Uberti wrote:

> I myself have a hard time envisioning the need for a DTMF tone that lasts longer than a seance. But it might depend on the spirits you are trying to communicate with.
> On Thu, Dec 15, 2011 at 7:29 AM, Cullen Jennings <fluffy@cisco.com> wrote:
> On Dec 15, 2011, at 15:02 , Justin Uberti wrote:
> > and my DTMF API proposal at  https://docs.google.com/a/google.com/document/d/1oqPfWoeq9mDAJKV8RStw-FVzln7HRO50gkFR0wiPjbk/edit?hl=en_US.
> What would be the use case for very DTMF longer than 3 seances. I'd like to avoid the cancel if possible yet at the same time avoid people having beeping played in ear for very long time if something goes wrong.
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