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the linux client might still be available while not being updated at all....

the thing you have to worry about its m$ patching the windows client to be incompatible with the older linux client
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Anyone use Asterisk? You can cross that off your list soon. MS just killed the integration with them. I was wondering where the old MS went, they've been (relatively) soft on the FOSS community lately.
FTFY.

And, it wasn't M$, it was Skype that killed Skype for Asterisk. This has been a long time coming.

Lessons: Skype is still not an open platform, and whoever has been running Skype doesn't want it to be. I don't expect much to change in this regard with Microsoft ownership.
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the linux client might still be available while not being updated at all....

the thing you have to worry about its m$ patching the windows client to be incompatible with the older linux client
That's what I'm thinking I've already experienced. I have friends outside of the US who use skype and they tell me that they've never seen me online when I use the last Linux build of skype. Only the ones that aren't using the 5 series of Skype see me and show up. I don't know what's up with that.

I just wish there was a program/way to use my skype account without skype. I really am going to hate having to switch over to windows just to talk to friends.
     
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Add Skype to the long list of companies bought and buried by the biggest monopoly that never was.
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Add Skype to the long list of companies bought and buried by the biggest monopoly that never was.
     
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