Skype 8 does not support ipv6

Gert Doering gert at
Fri Nov 2 19:04:56 CET 2012


On Fri, Nov 02, 2012 at 03:36:28PM +0100, Ignatios Souvatzis wrote:
> Ahem. Let me take the role advocati diaboli:
> The whole business model of Skype is to provide NAT-proof VOIP.
> With end-to-end-connectivity hopefully restored by IPv6, where
> would be the point of investing manpower for it?

Another role of Skype is to provide a "working and easy to use end-to-end
cross-platform audio and video client".  Everybody can use Skype.  My mom
can, and does.

Typical SIP-based stuff can be *made* to work.  If you know all the options
to set, the server name to connect to, etc. - and then it might not have
Video when talking to a Mac user, etc. (which is not a shortcoming of the
protocol, but implementations seem to lag behind).

Gert Doering
        -- NetMaster
have you enabled IPv6 on something today...?

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