Re: So much for Skype.
On Wed, May 11, 2011 at 10:58:21AM -0400, Curt Howland wrote:
> So Skype has been bought by Microsoft.
> I expect the Linux version of Skype to be abolished in short order. Oh
> well, thus the fate of proprietary software. I'm sure St. Ignucious is
> shaking his head with the inevitability of it all.
> This aught to re-ignite the effort to develop the alternatives.
> And if it doesn't, that will say more than any success could.
MSFT has stated publicly that they will support other platforms going forward. They'll be able to sell ads so it wouldn't be in their interest to do so.