Using Asterisk to Dial and Talk with Festival

Chris Carey chris.carey at
Fri Feb 22 15:34:26 MST 2008

On Fri, Feb 22, 2008 at 3:09 PM, Chris Carey <chris.carey at> wrote:

>  But I have not been able to do:
>  Dial(some number)
>  Festival('Hi, Im calling you!!')
>  Does anyone know how this could be accomplished?

DOH, right after posting I found the answer.

On the dial function options there are a couple ways to accomplish this:
A(x) to play a gsm to the called party upon answer
M(x) to execute a macro (another dial plan) upon answer

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