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The former question on this subject may be outdated.

The Skype protocol was reverse engineered and published, including the source.

Has someone written a nice client with this material?

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I am wondering if you can be sued for using the illegal reverse engineered code or any part of it. It has not been long since the release of the information, I am thinking it takes time to develop this type of software, that or no one wants to butt heads with MS lawyers. – Moab Jul 6 '11 at 2:57
@Moab The USA has probably the death sentence for this, but in the rest of the world it is legal (for now anyway). – Johan Jul 13 '11 at 20:45
Its patent law, and it worldwide. – Moab Jul 13 '11 at 21:42

That code is completely unsupported, however, Skype has had an API available some time now.

For example, you can use Pidgin with Skype.

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Which requires running the official client all the time – Jader Dias Jul 11 '11 at 10:25
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I guess the answer is, no we haven't, for now.

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