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post #21 of 33
Why would they need a partnership with Asterisk when Skype is already owned by Microsoft?

I mean to be honest Skype really was not that refined before. I mean look at Eagle1337's point. Windows 7 has an amasingly refined GUI.

As for the post above me saying he has to use trillion to bridge MSN and Skype. Well now that Skype and MSN are both owned by the same company I'm sure we will see native compatability very soon. At which point I will be done with MSN.
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post #22 of 33
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Originally Posted by tafkar View Post
I hope Microsoft lends Skype some GUI designers.

The current GUI is so bad, it might take a genius to make it worse.
I wholeheartedly agree. Ribbons in Skype!

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post #23 of 33
Microsoft screwing up another thing, not surprised. First PC Games and now this...
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I stopped using IM's when I was 16... Skype may have a practical use for me in the future, though, but simply because of the calls.
    
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It's time for something better.
Pidgin
    
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Pidgin
It can video chat? Holy crap I missed that. But still everyone I know uses skype and skype alone for video chat. I'm screwed.
     
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post #27 of 33
I'm not just saying this because MS bought it, but skype seems to be going down the tubes fast now.
post #28 of 33
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I'm not just saying this because MS bought it, but skype seems to be going down the tubes fast now.
It is.

My Skype won't even launch anymore, tried reinstalling all the way down to v3.

Microsoft, y u ruin good program?
    
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post #29 of 33
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It is.

My Skype won't even launch anymore, tried reinstalling all the way down to v3.

Microsoft, y u ruin good program?
because thats what they are good at
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Embrace, Extend and Extinguish.
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