Re: Has anyone tried Ekiga for VOIP?

Subject: Re: Has anyone tried Ekiga for VOIP?
From: Kathleen MacDowell <kathleen -at- writefortheuser -dot- com>
To: Rick Stone <rstone75 -at- kc -dot- rr -dot- com>
Date: Sat, 1 Aug 2009 08:13:20 -0500

No, it doesn't sound like there are any immediate problems, but there might
be some in the next year or so.

Skype's been really convenient for me, so I've never looked around too much.
This article prompted me to do a little research into alternatives.

>From Geoff's response, it sounds like there are quite a few, once you can
acquire the knowledge to understand what you're doing. (I tend to be a bit
lazy about technology unless I'm documenting it...).

Kathleen


http://features.csmonitor.com/innovation/2009/07/31/skype-is-in-danger-owner-says/

On Fri, Jul 31, 2009 at 11:40 PM, Rick Stone <rstone75 -at- kc -dot- rr -dot- com> wrote:

> Hi there
>
> Can you please expound on what you mean about the "legal issues" with
> Skype?
>
> What about the issues is making you feel you need to suddenly find
> something different? Is Skype about to explode or something?
>
> Cheers... Rick :)
>
>
> Kathleen MacDowell wrote:
>
>> I currently use Skype for my long distance. On an article about legal
>> issues
>> with the code Skype is based on, someone suggested Ekiga
>>
>> http://www.ekiga.org/
>>
>> an open source VOIP solution formerly known as GnomeMeeting.
>>
>> I'm sure it isn't quite as developed as Skype as it's non-commercial, but
>> thought it worth checking out.
>>
>> Supposed to have Windows versions as well as Unix/Linux, etc.
>>
>> Thanks for any info
>>
>> Kathleen
>>
>>
>>
>
>


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