[mythtv-users] OT: OpenMoko

Bill Williamson bill at bbqninja.com
Tue Sep 11 12:01:05 UTC 2007

On 9/11/07, Mike Perkins <mikep at randomtraveller.org.uk> wrote:
> Jay R. Ashworth wrote:
> >
> > Skype's not bad at all.
> >
> - except that once installed, you act as a peer on Skype's peer-to-peer
> directory network. After installing Skype on one of my workstations I
> ended up
> with hundreds of random IP addresses on different random ports banging
> away 24/7
> at my firewall. Makes trying to find the bad guys (assuming that doesn't
> include
> Skype!) quite difficult.
> - couldn't get the linux version of the Skype software to work. It seems
> they
> haven't quite got the bugs out of the 64-bit version (YMMV).

Don't forget that there's TWO open protocols that the rest of the internet
world use (SIP and IAX to a lesser extent) that Skype not only ignored, but
purposefully made incompatible.
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