David Woolley forums at
Tue Mar 22 04:03:41 EDT 2011

Виктор Лапин wrote:
>   Yes, you can. Add a skype4pidgin plugin  ( 

Skype is provided by a third party plugin, so you won't be able t get 
official support for it on this list.

> )to make your Skype contact list 
> appear in Pidgin. You do need Skype running though.
That's because the Skype protocol is a trade secret and the only way of 
using Skype is by using the Skype API.

Incidentally, I'm not sure how the plugin gets round the Pidgin

David Woolley
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