Tim: > > Being behind NAT and/or a firewall does mean you'll need to use a VOIP > > provider. If you had none of them in your way, or complete control over > > them, you could run as your own service (the same as how people run > > their own web and mail services, for instance). Thufir: > This is where <http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/IAX> would come into play, as > a workaround? Yes, and no. Yes, you could do something like that when your network is entirely yours to control. No, I'd probably call it a solution, rather than a workaround. ;-) I'd call *having* to be a peer on someone else's VOIP network a workaround to networking problems. -- (Currently testing FC5, but still running FC4, if that's important.) Don't send private replies to my address, the mailbox is ignored. I read messages from the public lists.