[LAU] OT: linux phone?

Jan Weil Jan.Weil at web.de
Wed Jun 4 12:07:27 EDT 2008

Am Mittwoch, den 04.06.2008, 00:54 +0200 schrieb Michelle Konzack:
> Am 2008-06-02 23:14:04, schrieb Esben Stien:
> > Michelle Konzack <linux4michelle at tamay-dogan.net> writes:
> > 
> > > But SIP is a Non-Free proprietary protocol
> > 
> > No, it's not. 
> > 
> > http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Session_Initiation_Protocol
> And WHY is it patented and you can not  change  the  something  on  the
> protocol?  It is only FREE, if you use it as it is.  This was the  last
> thing I have heared from the Developers...

I don't get it.

Why would you pick a standardized protocol and change it? In particular
for a VOIP phone, how would you actually talk to anyone?

"The good thing about standards is that there are so many to choose


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