SearchEnterpriseLinux: Linux, Open Source Power Call Center for Katrina, Rita Victims
Sep 26, 2005, 07:00 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Jan Stafford)
[ Thanks to Mark
Brunelli for this link. ]
"As Hurricane Rita bears down on the Gulf Coast, there is at
least one fear that can be put aside. If families get separated,
they can quickly locate each other from any phone by calling
Contact Loved Ones, a free service powered by an open source
Asterisk PBX system and MySQL database running on Debian Linux.
"Moved by the stories of families separated by Hurricane
Katrina, Web development experts Dan Schoeffler and Yaakov Menken
set up Contact Loved Ones (CLO) in a matter of days. Information
about CLO and how to use it is now available in Red Cross centers
throughout the Gulf Coast states..."