[Freeswitch-dev] Skype calls

Michael Collins msc at freeswitch.org
Thu Aug 13 17:43:25 PDT 2009

On Thu, Aug 13, 2009 at 3:56 PM, Jan Berger <janvb at live.com> wrote:

>  hi,
> 20 calls is very little - any special reason why the limit is so low? Is
> this CPU or RAM?

I suppose it all goes back to the fact that each Skype call requires its own
instance of the Skype client. Unless the Skype client is REALLY efficient
then that can scale only so high. The permanent solution will be when Skype
breaks down and let's us have a lib that allows the devs to create a proper
channel driver and codec handler. Until then you'll need to throw CPU at the

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