msn / skype messenger

David Woolley forums at david-woolley.me.uk
Sun Feb 3 14:11:42 EST 2013


Kevin Mancarella wrote:
> Hello,
> 
> i have a question about pidgin. If the msn messenger from microsoft will 
> be closed and swichted to the skype-messenger.
> There are plans to import the skype protocol in pidgin?

The licensing and trade secret nature of the Skype protocol make that 
impossible.

See: http://pidgin.im/pipermail/support/2012-December/012656.html
and 
http://theflamingbanker.blogspot.co.uk/2012/11/pidgin-and-impending-shutdown-of.html



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