Linked by Thom Holwerda on Fri 3rd Jun 2011 22:23 UTC, submitted by sawboss
Internet & Networking "One researcher has decided he wants to make Skype open source by reverse engineering the protocol the service uses. In fact, he claims to have already achieved that reverse engineering feat on a new skype-open-source blog. The source code has been posted for versions 1.x/3.x/4.x of Skype as well as details of the rc4 layer arithmetic encoding the service uses."
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RE[2]: u really dont get it!
by bogomipz on Sun 5th Jun 2011 17:32 UTC in reply to "RE: u really dont get it!"
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The OSS community does come up with brand new things from time to time. Some examples are SSH, MPD, tiling window managers, TeX and LyX. I wanted to mention Emacs, but maybe that's not really true since it started as a set of TECO macros.

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