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LinuxWorld Australia: Pingtel Unleashes Linux-Based VoIP Code to Open Source Community

Feb 24, 2004, 07:45 (1 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Phil Hochmuth)

"A move by US IP telephony vendor Pingtel could be a boon to enterprises interested in deploying VoIP systems based on open source software and server platforms, like Linux.

"That's because Pingtel has released its entire software stack to the open source community. Pingtel will license its IP PBX call control platform, which runs on Linux, as well as its APIs, softphone applications, and IP handset firmware code under the Library General Public License, or LGPL. (The LGPL allows software code to run on proprietary systems, while the GPL allows code to be used only with systems written for the GPL...)"

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