Subject: Re: skype is really stale
To: clayton <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: David Brownlee <abs@NetBSD.org>
Date: 08/22/2007 16:26:15
On Wed, 22 Aug 2007, clayton wrote:
>> The problem is that we don't have ALSA support in the kernel. I
>> had previously looked at updating Skype, but got caught by this point,
>> so I was suprised that the update was made.
> Until a comparable open source alternative shows up, I bet I am not the
> only person who considers Skype an essential desktop tool. Being stuck
> at 1.2 won't fly for very long.
Maybe people could post a bounty for anyone who implements
sufficient ALSA support in the kernel to run the Linux Skype
binary. I know I'd put $50 towards it :)
David/absolute -- www.NetBSD.org: No hype required --