[Freeswitch-dev] migrating from Asterisk...

Amon Ghupta aghupta at gmail.com
Mon Sep 4 12:17:48 EDT 2006

Hello Sebastian,

Regarding JS...
Think about this, Google thinks that javaScript/Ajax scales very well.
If you need Server Side scripting look at Google GWT , RubyOnRails(BTW
OpenSER just adopted RoR) or ThinWire.


Sebastian Replanski wrote:

>Hi List,
>I am very excited to have come across FreeSWITCH, thanks, thanks , 
>I am trying to see if it will be possible to migrate a system I have 
>developed from Asterisk
>to Freeswitch, i know.., i know.. FS its not "production" ready yet, and 
>your system will explode if you use it... But asterisk, while stable and 
>good, its too bloated for what I need to do, while FS seems perfect for the 
>can the following be done with FS?
>1) automatically originate calls out to users (may be through the xml-rpc?) 
>how do I go about it?
>2) play an IVR, and if at one point user A presses "1", he/she gets put on 
>hold, waiting to connect to user B. I know the IVR part can be done with the 
>javascript interface (is this the most scalable way? is there a C interface 
>as well, i only see JS and perl? (i need to be able to scale up to 1000's of 
>this calls), the hold can be just a "playback" function.
>3) THE TRICKY PART, when user B also has pressed "1" to connect to user A, 
>bridge the call. (here is where I am not sure how to do it,In Asterisk, I 
>currently store the channel info of both users and redirect user A's channel 
>to user's B) can this be done with FS? I know I can originate legA, and legB 
>and bridge them, but I've only seen this done from the same Javascript, here 
>the calls are originated by some other mean. is there a way to store the 
>session info on the DB?
>otherwise I would bneed to make sure all calls originate form the same JS 
>and keep references to it on some sort of table. any ideas?
>Also, can user B be on an entirely different FreeSwitch server and still be 
>bridged to User A ??
>4) finally are there efforts to allow FS to interact with Mysql? and if so 
>who is working on it. :)
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