Sorry, Joshua, I don't understand. One's a filename, one's an extension number. How are they the same? In other words, why would 'enter-ext-of-person' be considered a filename? I would think 'enter-ext-of-person' would be an extension number.

On 6/17/2023 7:27 PM, Joshua C. Colp wrote:
On Sat, Jun 17, 2023 at 7:48 PM Steve Matzura <> wrote:

    OK, this is how I thought it's supposed to work. It just
    confounded me why the book would say the Playback() and
    Background() syntax were the same, then in the very next paragraph
    give an example that belied that claim.

The syntax is the same. They both take a filename. The example gave a filename of "enter-ext-of-person". You could pass that to Playback, though you would be unable to enter an extension.

Joshua C. Colp
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Sangoma Technologies
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