Subject: Re: CAPI for BSD
To: None <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Dave Huang <email@example.com>
Date: 05/28/2003 15:45:30
On Wed, May 28, 2003 at 01:33:14PM -0700, Erik E. Fair wrote:
> The telephone companies in the USA never priced ISDN calls to match
> POTS calls, so ISDN was never accepted by the market in the USA.
> Which is why the only RJ-45 connector on a modern computer is for
Well, not _never_... In Texas, a BRI costs about the same as two POTS
lines per month, and there are no per-minute charges for local calls.
I still have and use my ISDN line for voice service, 'cuz I have an
ISDN phone with lots of buttons and lights, which I think is pretty
I believe Tennesee has the same sort of pricing scheme. I do remember
hearing that in the rest of the US, ISDN calls have per-minute charges
(at least during some part of the day). On the other had, I gather
that in most of Europe, even POTS calls have per-minute charges.
Name: Dave Huang | Mammal, mammal / their names are called /
INet: firstname.lastname@example.org | they raise a paw / the bat, the cat /
FurryMUCK: Dahan | dolphin and dog / koala bear and hog -- TMBG
Dahan: Hani G Y+C 27 Y++ L+++ W- C++ T++ A+ E+ S++ V++ F- Q+++ P+ B+ PA+ PL++