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Hey, all. While ADA can still be downloaded, that’s about all that I see.
No development, no recent mention, and — perhaps worst of all — it
appears not to work properly under 64-bit systems. So, assuming Digium’s
abandoned it, are there any suggestions of alternatives? Right now, I’m
replacing a Shoretel system, and I’d *dearly* love to avoid the incredibly
fat client they have; if there’s something slender — roughly in the same
line as ADA — I’d be very interested, even if it’s not free.

Thanks,

-Ken

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  • It would seem to be a dead project yes, I can’t understand why Digium
    bought Click2Dial, re-branded it ADA and then stopped doing anything
    with it.

    I even tried to ask a Digium employee at a VoIP show in the UK about a
    year ago what was going on with it but they skirted the question and
    tried selling Switchvox to me (which might actually, inadvertently
    answer the question 😉 ).

    cheers,
    Paul.

  • 2010/10/7 Paul Hayes

    One of the most appealing feature from ADA was its ability launch calls from
    MSOffice documents (smart tag feature).
    Other features (screen popups and click2call were quite easy to find
    elsewhere or develop yourself)

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    2010/10/7 Paul Hayes

    One of the most appealing feature from ADA was its ability launch calls from
    MSOffice documents (smart tag feature).
    Other features (screen popups and click2call were quite easy to find
    elsewhere or develop yourself)

    It would seem to be a dead project yes, I can’t understand why Digium
    bought Click2Dial, re-branded it ADA and then stopped doing anything
    with it.

    I even tried to ask a Digium employee at a VoIP show in the UK about a
    year ago what was going on with it but they skirted the question and
    tried selling Switchvox to me (which might actually, inadvertently
    answer the question 😉 ).

    cheers,
    Paul.

    FWIW, “open source” is only “truly dead” when you can’t find anywhere to
    download the source.

  • I *totally* agree… if you can find me the source. I have, at this
    moment, at least, no reason to believe ADA is OSS — indeed, looking at
    it, I see no mention of the GPL (or, for that matter, any other license),
    which in-and-of itself would be in direct violation of the GPL. So I’m
    thinking it’s closed, closed, closed. Crying shame. If I’m wrong, and I
    hope I am, please let me know.

    In the meantime, if anyone gets it working — correctly — under 64-bit
    Windows, please do let me know.

    Thanks!

    -Ken

  • It wasn’t ever Open Source, and source was never provided. I checked a
    while ago and that’s never likely to happen, so yep (at least as of last
    time) it is a dead project.