More on the Skype news; see the full post for details
The details on how this service will work are still fuzzy — Skype, continuing its habit of playing favorite in the press, hasn’t really bothered to get in touch with those who are likely to ask tough questions. The Journal story talks a lot of about the market and competition, without getting into the specifics, except that it will be targeted at small and medium-sized businesses.
How this new effort is supposed to work? A speech by Digium Founder and CTO Mark Spencer, the creator of Asterisk, at the recently concluded eComm conference, gives us a glimpse of what might this new effort might be. Mark announced that Skype was now going to work with Asterisk.