[CentOS-docs] Skype's no-redistribution policy

Nick Sklav

sklav at teksavvy.com
Sat Jun 23 03:06:37 UTC 2012

On Fri, 2012-06-22 at 21:36 -0400, Yves Bellefeuille wrote:
> Hello:
> Skype for Linux version 4 has recently been released. An RPM package has 
> been made, and it's mentioned in the Wiki: 
> http://wiki.centos.org/HowTos/Skype#head-
> a08dbc518378653842007a2eec37bc32e13c0bd0
> However, Microsoft claims to prohibit redistribution of Skype 
> (http://www.skype.com/intl/en-us/legal/terms/tou/ , subsection 4.2).
> My feeling is that the Wiki shouldn't mention this RPM, but I thought I 
> shouldn't simply delete this part of the Wiki before asking here.
> Yves

Well since we can link to it, it should still be mentioned as many
people would like to know they can use it if needed. It is not like we
are distributing it, thus the new change should not affect it being in
the wiki.

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