[Freeswitch-users] skype reverse engineered

Madovsky infos at madovsky.org
Fri Jun 3 17:54:22 MSD 2011

I'm curious how MSSkype will manage
the open source code and community year after year....

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From: "mazilo" <Nabble at slickdeals.endjunk.com>
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Sent: Friday, June 03, 2011 8:28 AM
Subject: Re: [Freeswitch-users] skype reverse engineered

> Steven Ayre wrote:
>> On the more optimistic note I have seen a good argument that there are
>> enough hardware Skype phones with Skype that they can't easily block 
>> older
>> versions without breaking a lot of devices.
> If Skype decides to block older version of software, then all it needs is 
> to
> furnish Skype Phone hardware manufacturers with a new code to come up with 
> a
> new firmware to support new Skype version. Then, hackers will start to
> reversed engineer on the new version. And, the cat/mouse chase begins.
> OTOH, it looks like the source was released to
> https://github.com/skypeopensource/skypeopensource/downloads GitHUB  on
> 6/2/11. let's see how fast it will become a Linux compilable
> package/plugin/module. I won't be surprised to see a working
> mod_skype_re(versed engineered) soon if Anthony and/or FS developers will
> decide to port the source into an FS module.
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