[clug] Microsoft + Skype

Sam Couter sam at couter.id.au
Wed May 11 03:36:30 MDT 2011

Peter Barker <pbarker at barker.dropbear.id.au> wrote:
> I use SIP - but the usual answer to this question is that Skype
> "Just Works".  It is well known for using any trick in the book to
> get a connection running - trying its hardest to get past firewalls
> and the like.  SIP "follows the rules" - the standards - and those
> standards don't include "abuse port 80" (I'm only *assuming* Skype
> does this ;-)

Haven't you heard? Port 80 is the new TCP. Everybody's doing it.
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