Skype super nodes now all at Microsoft

Jeroen Massar jeroen at
Mon Jul 16 16:29:30 CEST 2012

On 2012-07-16 16:10, Steven Noble wrote:
> On Jul 16, 2012, at 6:56 AM, Cameron Byrne wrote:
>> Now that Skype is only run out of MSFT seems more likely they
>> should be able to add ipv6 support. .... They are no longer a
>> heterogenous p2p signalling andbproxying  network, so it would be
>> relatively easy for them to broker / proxy a v6 to v4 call.
> I don't believe any of the other MSFT properties are IPv6 accessible
> (at least the www versions).  What would make Skype special? is:

$ host is an alias for is an alias for has address has address has IPv6 address 2a02:3d0:630:12:225:90ff:fe05:a46 has IPv6 address 2a02:3d0:630:12:225:90ff:fe04:3d1e

and that for more than a year already... likely depends on the product
group to make that decision and ask yourself, is there any revenue
advantage in doing so today, nope still not yet...


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