[Asterisk-Dev] proposal for channel driver

Alberto Fernandez asterisk at xynergia.net
Fri Jul 2 06:48:53 MST 2004

I belive we have too many protocols IAX works fine. Why keep adding new
ones when you have the avility to enhance the ones you got ?

Just a though 

Hello *'s :-)

I couldnt make it to paris :(.

On Thu, 2004-07-01 at 23:01, mark spowage wrote:
>  perhaps the author of asterisk should be nominated for a nobel peace
> prize.
> after all freedom of communications is a driving force for global
> peace and understanding.
> mark spencer has no doubt touched a vital nerve in the internet's
> function to fulfill
> the desire for freedom of communications.
> now.. that said.
> how about some discussion on a "model" channel driver , a model
> "protocol".
> a. nat friendly as the world is full of nat's these days
> b. easy to code, use the kiss principle
> c. provide for the client server model (iax does that) 
> d. add on a client to client peer to peer voice streams 
> e. add on aes for security ?
>  one server could then manage a farm of fxs,fxo,etc boxes
> f. add on server to server so box on server a can reach box on server
> b via peer to peer
> audio if possible.
> this kind of channel driver prototocol will allow one asterisk server
> to manage perhaps
> 1000's of remote boxes
> a php scripted system would allow easy configuration? well some hook
> for vertical
> scripting
> basically a channel driver to allow for horizontal and vertical
> softswitching.
> iax is fixated on routing voice+commands to the asterisk server , not
> allowing
> peer to peer voice channels right ?
> maybe iax will evolve or a new skype like protocol can be developed
> taking in
> ideas from many sources.
> Sincerely
> Mark Spowage
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