Off-topic informational anti-spam anecdotal

From: Max Eskin <>
Date: Thu Jul 16 08:58:40 1998

Well, then why don't the other phones sound out the data string with the

>Caller id senses the ring and does not go off hook as that would
>the CO and it is uneeded. Instead the ring is an alert to the caller
>that data will follow and it's already camped on the line using a
>(capacitor coupled) connection to avoid loading the line. this allows
>it to hear the ring and the data.

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