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Here comes Skype.NET. Hide your children, hide your wives.
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post #22 of 49
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Originally Posted by DaMirrorLink View Post
because MSN is really bloaty and takes too much resources, if your IM/Voice application takes up more than 100MB with multiple chats, you're doing it wrong (is on skype 4.1)
My msn takes up less than Skype and I'm using an older version of Skype from like 6 months ago. My skype takes up 86k and 64k msn. Honestly though, if you stress that much over resources that small, you need a new PC from this century.
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I have no idea why people would ever use Skype for game voice chat. It's honestly horrible for that purpose. I used to play Supreme Commander with a group from here on OCN, and they would put the whole group into one big call, decide on teams, end the call, and 2 separate calls would be created for each team. It seemed like every time this happened at least one player would complain that they didn't get invited to their team's call.

It would have been so much easier to just use a Teamspeak or Ventrilo server, where you can easily separate into different channels.
I only use skype for group chats with staff members for different projects I work on, meeting new contacts, and talking to my friends Aaron and others on voice chat. Skype has been better with us than TS and Vent. But that sounds like human error that they actually forgot to invite a team member, and a pretty awful human error at that assuming as in they forgot and not it was skype, but I've never had that problem before.
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post #23 of 49
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Originally Posted by Aestylis View Post
Here comes Skype.NET. Hide your children, hide your wives.
Well put, sir.
 
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post #24 of 49
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Originally Posted by Aestylis View Post
Here comes Skype.NET. Hide your children, hide your wives.
yeah it will bring the world down instead of skynet huh? lol
 
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How can you have an antitrust issue with free software?

If people don't like what Microsoft is doing they'll move to something else.
    
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Wow. ***?
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Quote:
Originally Posted by nathris View Post
How can you have an antitrust issue with free software?

If people don't like what Microsoft is doing they'll move to something else.
Antitrust has noting to do with if the software is free or not...it is about market share that result in unfair business practices. Microsoft knows alot about unfair business practices................
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Who the hell uses Windows Live Messenger? I find that chart unbelievable.
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post #29 of 49
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Who the hell uses Messenger? I find that chart unbelievable.
Fixed, in my opinion.
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Fixed, in my opinion.
It's good for people you don't use voicechat with. I prefer MSN over every other messenger simply because of the UI.
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