freepbx packages - soon
Lee A. Azzarello
lee at rockingtiger.com
Mon Mar 20 18:44:10 UTC 2006
----- Tzafrir Cohen <tzafrir.cohen at xorcom.com> wrote:
> On Mon, Mar 20, 2006 at 06:04:47PM +0100, Julien BLACHE wrote:
> > Diego Iastrubni <diego.iastrubni at xorcom.com> wrote:
> > >>Lame is/was used in AMPortal to reencode the MOH MP3. MP3 encoders
> > >>subject to patents, and can't be distributed in Debian.
> > >
> > > First, it was mpg123 :)
> > Nah, it was lame :) mpg123 can be easily replaced with madplay,
> > a non-issue.
> > Lame is a non-issue too now, as Asterisk 1.2 has native MP3 support
> > and stuff.
> It's the same issue: mp3 encoding is just as problematic. IIRC
> is read-only (right?)
But mp3 decoding isn't problematic. Asterisk should only use ogg/vorbis as the internal format for moh. There are enough free tools to transcode most codecs to this patent-free one that it should be a non-issue now that 1.2 can decode vorbis.
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