[clug] Microsoft + Skype
jeffm at ghostgun.com
Tue May 10 18:53:09 MDT 2011
May come down to how close Skype is to M$ after this take over. If they
are kept legally distant the ruling is less likely to apply.
On 11/05/11 10:50 AM, Jason wrote:
> Was just reading the news about Microsoft buying Skype, and I
> remembered something Tridge said a long time ago about Microsoft
> having to provide documentation for all of their network protocols due
> to EU antitrust stuff. Was that correct? Does it apply to Skypes
> protocols? Will this enable better skype clients in Linux? (as far as
> I know only the official client can talk the protocol not things like
> Pidgin and Empathy).
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