Any working SIP-phone on FreeBSD?
jurgen at itconsultant.mobi
Sun Jun 19 13:50:44 UTC 2011
The fact Microsoft did buy Skype, does worry me too.
The Skype protocol is a closed protocol. SIP is an open standard.
And about Microsoft ? Almost EVERYTHING in hands of Microsoft
turns to a disaster or something which does compromise security,
privacy or whatever. They can't make a secured OS, their servers
are nothing compared to BSD servers, their hypervisors are sh.t as
their messenger took ICQ from the market. And the last one
did piss me off, because in the old days, I got nice dates with
academic people with ICQ. But Messenger killed this all.
My opinion, when I can get away from Microsoft, I do it.
This company is a complete failure, and I don't belief they will
persist to even exist in a decade due to their policies.
With Microsoft there is ALWAYS a catch.
2011/6/19 Jerry <jerry at seibercom.net>
> On Sat, 18 Jun 2011 22:23:15 +0100
> Frank Shute <frank at shute.org.uk> articulated:
> > I think we have to wait for somebody to write a Skype clone and
> > hopefully MS taking over Skype will provide the impetus (MS will drop
> > the linux port as soon as they can).
> Yes, more FUD. No one, including the OP has ever produced a single
> shred of proof that Microsoft would discontinue support for operating
> systems other than its own. While it certainly has every legal right to
> do so, it would be counter productive to seriously entertain that
> notion. While they would most likely would not produce any binaries
> specific to FreeBSD, but then again, no one else ever did either,
> supplying binaries for Linux would certainly be advantageous. The frame
> work is all ready in place and there does not appear to be any movement
> or reason to disassemble it
> A simple check on the business model of "Skype" in
> Microsoft's software arsenal would lead one to the conclusion that
> continuing Skype support/development on non-Windows operating systems
> was advantageous. No one has come forth with a suitable thesis to
> dispute those facts although the usual "sky is falling" from the usual
> naysayers is still prevalent.
> Jerry ✌
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