How Skype uses the network [was: News item: Blackberry services down worldwide]

Matthew Kaufman matthew at
Fri Oct 14 22:19:50 UTC 2011

On 10/14/11 12:11 PM, Patrick W. Gilmore wrote:
> Those do not look like Skype servers.  I guess it is possible everyone in my contact list is somehow pinging me, but that seems a little bit silly.

How do you think peer-to-peer presence 
(online/away/do-not-disturb/offline) systems work?

Matthew Kaufman

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