[Freeswitch-users] what happened to iax

Derek Smithies derek at indranet.co.nz
Tue Sep 7 14:15:49 PDT 2010

  cause most sip phones I have tried suck.

Typically, the UI is broken, and hard to follow.

When a user gets an iax phone, all they have to do is set the locn of the
remote server, and "it just works".

Remember, your average user does not know what a file is, or how to use 

"if you know how to set it up properly".
ok - this statement means that SIP is good for 0.1% of the population..


On Tue, 7 Sep 2010, Brian West wrote:

> Why is everyone dead set on using IAX?  you know SIP works fine and can traverse NAT if you know how to set it up properly.
> /b
> On Sep 7, 2010, at 8:16 AM, Steven Ayre wrote:
>       Yuck.
>       On 7 September 2010 02:56, Jeffrey Leung <curriegrad2004 at gmail.com> wrote:
>             If you do really want to use IAX, there is a solution: Use Asterisk as
>             an IAX protocol translator and have it to forward all the calls via
>             SIP to Freeswitch.

Derek Smithies Ph.D.
IndraNet Technologies Ltd.
ph +64 3 365 6485
Web: http://www.indranet-technologies.com/

"How did you make it work??"
       "Oh, the usual, get everything right".

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