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Re: So much for Skype.



Hi,

perhaps you can take a look at iptel.org ?

best regards and a nice day

klaus

Am Mittwoch, den 11.05.2011, 16:42 +0100 schrieb Jamie Thompson:
> On 2011-05-11 4:23 PM, Mathieu Malaterre wrote:
> > On Wed, May 11, 2011 at 5:17 PM, jeremy jozwik <jerjoz.forums@gmail.com> wrote:
> >> On Wed, May 11, 2011 at 7:58 AM, Curt Howland <Howland@priss.com> 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.
> >>>
> >>> Curt-
> >>>
> >>>
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> >>
> >> better download that latest linux version now.
> >>
> >> annoying, but it does work.
> > 
> > Moving on to google talk...
> > 
> 
> Wish I could get more to do so...
> 
> The problem with social software is that you need to support the
> platforms non-technical users are using. That inevitably means Windows
> and Macs.
> 
> Problem is, there are no Windows clients AFAIK with decent Jingle video
> support. Google, for some crazy reason, decided to put resources into
> making a plugin for GMail rather than adding it to their GTalk client
> software. Pidgin doesn't have video on Windows, and I've not found a
> decent SIP client yet, let alone a "normal" user with a SIP account to
> call them with.
> 
> In an ideal world, I'd like to see ubiquitous Jingle support, and
> properly maintained XMPP transports for each proprietary network, with
> Jingle support added to those if possible. A ubiquitous free solution
> for NAT traversal would be nice too, so you get the same "just works
> experience" that Skype offers.
> 
> - Jamie
> 
> 



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