[asterisk-users] switching from SIP to Skype..or not
rwheeler at artifact-software.com
Thu Mar 12 08:39:27 CDT 2015
Your characterization may be true but Skype works much better than SIP
when it comes to sound quality.
I have SIP softphone with Asterisk server and Skype on the same
Skype just works better over the same network.
On 12/03/2015 9:26 AM, A J Stiles wrote:
> On Thursday 12 Mar 2015, Thufir wrote:
>> I'm testing Asterisk at home, crummy connection. Skype works fine for
>> me, but every SIP client, even without using Asterisk, fails to connect.
>> That's ok.
>> Is swapping out SIP for Skype a big deal?
> Stay away from Skype! It is a toxic, proprietary product. The lack of
> interoperability by design is the antithesis of what a telecommunication
> system should be about -- and the extent to which they have gone to thwart any
> attempt at interoperability is truly shocking.
> For connecting two Asterisk installations to each other over the Internet, IAX
> is better than SIP -- that's what it was designed for.
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