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Re: [Ring] What happened to sflphone?

From: Guillaume Roguez
Subject: Re: [Ring] What happened to sflphone?
Date: Thu, 8 Dec 2016 10:38:06 -0500 (EST)

----- Le 8 Déc 16, à 10:33, Stepan Salenikovich address@hidden a écrit :

> ----- 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

Yeah, only IAX has been removed due to licence issue.
We don't have alternative yet.

Guillaume Roguez | Senior Free Software Consultant
Ring Project Development Director - https://ring.cx
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