"The first time I ever wrote about the Asterisk open source VoIP
PBX was nearly four years ago when the 1.0 milestone was released.
I met Asterisk creator Mark Spencer a few months later in Toronto
where he delivered a keynote at the VON (Voice on the Net event) of
"Fast forward three years and Spencer is back in Toronto, again
keynoting at an event. Spencer's key mantra this time around?
Asterisk is 'boring' and it's the applications that people use
Asterisk for that make it exciting..."