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Skype for Linux Set for Open Source

Article Source The Register
November 2, 2009, 3:23 pm
 
Skype for Linux will be open sourced at some point in "the nearest future."

Word of the open sourcing first arrived from French blogger Olivier Faurax, and it's now been confirmed by Skype itself.

In a back-and-forth to Skype Customer Support about the possibility of a Skype-supporting RPM package manager for the Mandriva distro becoming available, Faurax was told: "We are happy to be able to inform you that Skype will from now on be part of the open source community..."

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