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Re: [SLUG] Ask SLUG - IP Telephony
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- Subject: Re: [SLUG] Ask SLUG - IP Telephony
- From: Daniel Pittman <daniel@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
- Date: Wed, 11 Feb 2009 09:50:07 +1100
- Organization: I know I put it down here, somewhere.
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Gonzalo Servat <gservat@xxxxxxxxx> writes:
> On Tue, Feb 10, 2009 at 4:31 AM, Daniel Pittman <daniel@xxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
>> Actually, out of curiosity, and since I want to get rid of Asterisk and
>> replace it with something (anything, so help me, anything at all) else.
>> FreeSWITCH is popular at the moment; the only other convincing option
>> I have run across is yate.
>> So, dear lazyweb, can you tell me:
>> Have you actually used FreeSWITCH or YATE in a small SIP-only environment?
>> Did it work well, reliably and with minimal maintenance?
> Yes. It works reliably and I haven't touched it for weeks.
Thanks. How difficult was the initial configuration, and does that
include ENUM or other policy routing?
>> Did it work effectively as an answering machine for home?
> That's how I'm using it right now and it does everything I need. I
> coded the IVR in Lua since it doesn't have a made up language like the
> Python, Perl, etc.
> It does have a bit of a learning curve, but it's worth it.
Mmmmm. Is there an "out of the box" solution to that need, or just the
ability to build one? I can, I suppose, put one together, but something
that just worked(tm) would be nice...
> Check out #freeswitch on irc.freenode.net.
I appreciate the suggestion, but it is lacks much appeal for me; I strongly
dislike IRC as a mechanism for technical discussion.
Is IRC considered the standard mechanism for FreeSWITCH support?