Skype Launch Open Source IM Tools

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Skype releases IM developer tools
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With impeccable timing Skype have announced "it's opening up its platform to anyone who wants to integrate Skype Instant Messaging--a lesser-known feature of Skype--with most other versions of voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP) software."


there's one major drawback to Skype's new initiative. The manufacturers can't incorporate Skype's Net phone features.



Shame it's not complete, we

Shame it's not complete, we actually speculated a bit about skype going open source back in March

too little too late

I'm reading the finer print of Google Talk and I'm seeing that they are going to link up to be compatible with the SIP system,project gizmo etc... As soon as Google delivers calls in and out they've got a Skype killer on their hands...$3 billion for Skype? give it 12 months and I reckon $3 will be closer.

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