On 31 Aug 2004, at 13:39, Timothy Murphy wrote:
> On Tuesday 31 August 2004 12:36, Niall O Broin wrote:
>>> Yes, Asterisk is the software component of a PBX.
>>>>> which is surely not something one would normally want to do?
>>>> That depends very much on what one wants, surely.
>> I'm completely ignorant on the matter.
> I've always assumed that a PBX was a system
> allowing m incoming telephone lines to be used by n people,
> where 2 <= m < n.
>> Is that correct?
> If it is, then it seems to me that asterisk would not be of interest
> unless one has at least 2 telephone lines coming into the house.
Well, the smallest of PBX systems can have m = 1 - n is usually > 1.
However, many people have > 1 phone line in their houses now, and
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