[asterisk-dev] Dreams can come true

Steve Totaro stotaro at totarotechnologies.com
Mon Jul 7 19:28:10 CDT 2008

On Mon, Jul 7, 2008 at 1:00 PM, Johansson Olle E <oej at edvina.net> wrote:
> Friends,
> I just wanted to drop a note and say that things take time, but
> sometimes our dreams come true,
> even in this project.
> A few years ago, we had a meeting in Pisa and later one in Atlanta
> where we brainstormed
> about a distributed event system for Asterisk. Later, Russell somehow
> got grounded on an
> airport and started working on it and we have the first implementation
> in trunk. It's
> really, really cool stuff that will take Asterisk to new areas and new
> designs.
> Now I see Brandon working on a way to automatically extract
> documentation from the
> sources. This is something I've been dreaming about ever since the
> weeks many
> years ago when I took all the docs in the source code and added to a
> small site
> called voip-info.org, and later caused Jim's ADSL connection to get
> exhausted.
> We've been discussing this for ages, but now Brandon in writing code.
> I think
> the whole asterisk-docs gang is cheering for him and propably feeding
> him
> whatever makes him tick - redbull, candy from Tilghman's store or just
> pats on the head :-)
> So even if it takes time, it is important that we meet and brainstorm
> and document
> our ideas and visions. Suddenly, someone get stuck on an airport,
> bored at a
> family party or needs something to keep them occupied during a boring
> visionary presentation by a marketing guy...
> These things make me happy. Open Source works.
> /O
> PS. No, please don't plot to get me stuck on an airport for
> chan_sip3 :-)


Is this an official announcement?  Can you elaborate or point to an
docs?  I would LOVE to see Asterisk have the ability to have
distributed queues or queues spanning multiple servers.

Steve T

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