Boris Mann

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Open Standards Skype

What’s the Hype about Skype?

I have decided to design a P2P [Peer to Peer] IM/Telephony/Video application built to compete directly with Skype. Why you ask? Because the public needs to understand why open standards is a much better solution than proprietary offerings.

Here is a glimpse of what I have included in the design of this application...

This is Erik Lagerway of Xten, so you know this is something that can actually get done. A cross-platform, standards-based version of Skype? Yes, please.