[asterisk-announce] Asterisk 10.0.0-beta2 Now Available

Asterisk Development Team asteriskteam at digium.com
Tue Sep 27 15:40:12 CDT 2011

The Asterisk Development Team is pleased to announce the second beta 
release of
Asterisk 10.0.0. This release is available for immediate download at

With the release of the Asterisk 10 branch, the preceding '1.' has been 
from the version number per the blog post available at

All interested users of Asterisk are encouraged to participate in the
Asterisk 10 testing process. Please report any issues found to the issue
tracker, https://issues.asterisk.org/jira. It is also very useful to see
successful test reports. Please post those to the asterisk-dev mailing list.

All Asterisk users are invited to participate in the #asterisk-testing
channel on IRC to work together in testing the many parts of Asterisk.

Asterisk 10 is the next major release series of Asterisk. It will be a
Standard support release, similar to Asterisk 1.6.2. For more
information about support time lines for Asterisk releases, see the Asterisk
versions page: https://wiki.asterisk.org/wiki/display/AST/Asterisk+Versions

A short list of features includes:

* T.38 gateway functionality has been added to res_fax.

* Protocol independent out-of-call messaging support. Text messages not
   associated with an active call can now be routed through the Asterisk
   dialplan. SIP and XMPP are supported so far.

* New highly optimized and customizable ConfBridge application capable 
of mixing
   audio at sample rates ranging from 8kHz-192kHz

* Addition of video_mode option in confbridge.conf to provide basic video
   conferencing in the ConfBridge() dialplan application.

* Support for defining hints has been added to pbx_lua.

* Replacement of Berkeley DB with SQLite for the Asterisk Database (AstDB).

* Much, much more!

A full list of new features can be found in the CHANGES file.


For a full list of changes in the current release, please see the ChangeLog:


Thank you for your continued support of Asterisk!

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