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AsterFax and Asterisk IT have both been renamed.

Asterfax is now known as Noojee Fax

Asterisk IT is now known as Noojee Telephony Solutions.

Noojee Fax documentation and support can now be obtained via:

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Release notes for AsterFax version 1.1 beta 1

AsterFax provides an Email to Fax gateway for the transmission of faxes using Asterisk.

Asterisk is an Open Source PBX (or PABX) integrating PSTN telephone lines and VOIP into a single solution, providing all of the functionality of a high end PBX; and best of all its free!
AsterFax builds on the services provided by Asterisk to provide a full fledged email based Fax Gateway.

What that means is that with AsterFax and Asterisk you can send faxes from your desktop using your standard email client without have to install any software on your desktop.

AsterFax can translate a normal email message into a fax message. You simply enter the destination phone number in the 'To' address, compose your email message and click send. Its that easy.

For more formal correspondence AsterFax also supports a growing number of file formats such as PDF, Tiff, Postscript, MS-Word and OpenOffice Writer. You can either attach the file to your email message or for applications such as MS-Word and OpenOffice you can fax directly from the applications by using the 'Send Email' option. The resulting email is sent as a fax message.

This release includes the following bug fixes and enhancements

Fix handling of multipart/alternative message parts

In version 1.0 multipart/alternative message parts were being handled as multiple message parts instead of a collection if alternative parts. This would've been causing a duplication of some pages in the fax. An example of this is when Microsoft Outlook send a message with a plain text and an HTML version of the message body. AsterFax would previously have treated each of these as a separate part causing duplicates in the fax.

Message body is now sent as the cover page even with attachments

In previous releases AsterFax was ignoring the message body when attachments were to be processed particularly where the message mime type is multipart/alternative. This has been fixed.

Fix the default submitter name.

In previous releases the default submitter name was not correct so that when a submitter name was not specified an error occured. Handle HTML reserved characters in e-mail messages

In previous releases if reserved HTML characters appeared in a mail message the message would fail in the conversion. HTML characters are now escaped before the conversion is attempted.

Handle application/octet-stream parts using the file extension

Attachments with a mime type of application/octet-stream must be handled according to their file extension because the mime-type can be attributed to files of different types. AsterFax now uses the file extension correctly to handle attachments of this mime type.