[asterisk-dev] chan_ooh323 - use at your own risk?

Russell Bryant russell at digium.com
Fri May 23 16:31:06 CDT 2008

Tony Mountifield wrote:
> 1. At whose risk do I use other parts of asterisk? i.e. how does this differ?
> I thought the risk was mine anyway....

That's true, but the real reason this is there is because of what you said in 
question 2.

> 2. Why was it felt necessary to include the statement? Is there any
> implication regarding the acceptance of and action on bug reports?

Exactly.  Bug reports without patches are not accepted for this module.

> I've just started using chan_ooh323 (admittedly on Asterisk 1.2) and found
> it feels much cleaner and snappier than the other H.323 implementations I
> have tried in the past (I never got chan_h323 to work, and chan_oh323 was
> a bloated resource hog). So it would be a pity to see chan_ooh323 stagnate.
> I have a couple of pending bug reports and/or patches to submit.

Patches are welcome.

Also, chan_h323 should be much more usable in Asterisk 1.4 and 1.6.

Russell Bryant
Senior Software Engineer
Open Source Team Lead
Digium, Inc.

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