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LinuxInsider: Earthlink's Vling Fling Could Validate Open Source

Sep 13, 2005, 22:00 (0 Talkback[s])
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"EarthLink is offering, on a trial basis, a free, downloadable soft client for a potential voice-enabled messaging service called Vling. The implementation of the underlying signaling stack from Pingtel, a company that adopted an open-source business model 18 months ago, encouraged the open-source community last week that their day is about to come.

"To EarthLink, Pingtel's SIP stack just happened to be the best available. However, to the open-source community that helped develop it, the implementation of the Pingtel SIPxua user agent was a perfect example of how an open-source business model works..."

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