[Blink] codec question
ag at ag-projects.com
Sun Jan 16 19:48:23 CET 2011
We cannot embed G.729 and G.723 codecs into Blink because of licensing issues. Do not expect them to be available in the future either.
On Jan 15, 2011, at 12:41 AM, Matthew Daniel wrote:
> My VoIP provider (callcentric.com) claims to only support four codecs
> when calling into PSTN:
> * G.723 6.3Kbps
> * G.729A
> * G.711 mu-law
> * G.711 A-law
> (in that order of preference)
> I have ZERO idea why they support GSM for intra-service calls but not
> to PSTN. :-( I have had a miserable experience with mu-law and a-law,
> and my Blink 0.22.2 does not mention G.723 or G.729A (unless they go
> by some crafty alias).
> Anyway, my question is two-fold:
> 1. Is there a 5-minute explanation about cost-benefit tradeoffs for
> adding new codecs into Blink?
> 2. Or is it just a matter of someone requesting it and waiting for
> development to happen, possibly spurred onward by some healthy
> donation or purchase?
> This whole topic has always been a black hole, so forgive me if this
> is a tremendously n00b question.
> -- /v\atthew
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