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Re: So much for Skype.

On Fri, May 20, 2011 at 00:06, Andrew McGlashan
<andrew.mcglashan@affinityvision.com.au> wrote:
>> Poking holes in the firewall sounds to me like a firewall problem, not
>> a Skype problem.
> If Skype has admin rights, it will use them stealthily.

Why should Skype have admin rights? And what is "stealthily"? Do you
expect it to pop up a big windows and ask to poke a hole in the
firewall to work? What other application does that?

>> What is this about super user rights? Does Skype attain elevated
>> privileges when being run as a regular user? How does it do that, and
>> wouldn't that be an OS bug?
> It's probably only an issue in the Windows world and then only with a user
> whom is in the administrator's group.

Again, that's an OS issue, not a Skype issue.

Dotan Cohen


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