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    "Find and keep the 2.8.0.851 version!"

    March 5, 2011  |   By GianMarco_Tavazzani

    Pros

    A legendary past!

    Cons

    A ship without a captain, lost in the fog, sailing back in the past.
    Ugly, bloated, in surface, incomprehensible in use and in reasons of stopping the development and cutting essential functions like history.

    Summary

    Skype seems to be at the sunset of his fortune. It remembers me the sad destiny of ICQ after it was bought by A.O.L. following the microsoft policy to buy-to-choke.
    Time to look around for an alternative, not because Skype stopped to be by far the best choice but because it's starting sink and stopped to listen at the users who complains by ever that Skype 5 was a foolish cut with a golden past, and who don't cares about customers is only acting for Wall Street speculators.
    Probably someone wants to throw Skype in the dust just to buy it at a better price, if not just kill it, anyway we end users are for them out if the game, worthless, contemned, rejected and not listened.

    Help me to stay up to date about alternatives to try, my company budget is high like my needs and Skype (if 2.8 will be discontinued and stop to work) not more the answer to my needs (which 2.8 is!!!)

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