ISDN4BSD removal

Lowell Gilbert freebsd-stable-local at
Fri Oct 8 18:55:15 UTC 2010

Steven Friedrich <FreeBSD at> writes:

> On Friday 08 October 2010 12:22:40 pm Dimitry Andric wrote:
>> On 2010-10-08 18:12, Torfinn Ingolfsen wrote:
>> > Another thing about VoIP calls: have they solved the "emergency call
>> > needs a location" problem? Here (again: in Norway) they are still
>> > working out how to solve this: if you call emergency services (police,
>> > fire department, etc.) from yout VoIP number; how do the emergency
>> > center locate you?
>> Ehm, you tell them?  You have them on the phone. :)
> Um, could be a kid that dialed the phone, or someone may have lost 
> consciousness. 
> How can this still be a problem?  Congres mandated that all phones have GPS, 
> didn't they?

No.  Not even cell phones have to have GPS.  For Internet-based
telephony, the regulatory requirement involves customer cooperation, 
not technology.

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