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Re: [Ring] What happened to sflphone?

From: David Burleigh
Subject: Re: [Ring] What happened to sflphone?
Date: Thu, 8 Dec 2016 10:37:52 -0500

Ok, thank you, but without the IAX support, it doesn't meet my needs.

On Thu, 8 Dec 2016 10:33:48 -0500 (EST)
Stepan Salenikovich <address@hidden> wrote:

> ----- On Dec 7, 2016, at 3:58 PM, David Burleigh
> address@hidden wrote:
> > Well, I can't figure out where Ring is going. I used to depend on
> > sflphone for its ability to connect to our PBX via IAX, but now that
> > appears to have been abandoned. If Ring actually were a marriage of
> > sflphone's capabilities as a softphone with a peer-to-peer encrypted
> > text/audio/video mechanism it would be a wonderful replacement for
> > Skype, but it doesn't seem to be going that way. Am I mistaken?  
> No, I think this is the current direction of Ring. However we are not
> currently supporting IAX.
> It was dropped for 2 main reaons:
> 1. At some point some refactoring was done which broke support for
> IAX.
> 2. During the process of becoming a GNU project, we realized the
> library which we used to support IAX [0] and which was still part of
> our dependencies was not compatible with our licence (GPLv3) as it is
> GPLv2, not GPLv2+ or 3.
> We are still supporting and planning to continue supporting SIP.
> -stepan
> [0] libiax2 - I'm not actually sure where, if anywhere, this project
> is hosted

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