Skype is back

by Volker Weber

skype is back

Update: Still shaky but more people are coming back online:

skype is back


Up and down like a whore’s drawers.

(As my aged grandmother would say).

Ben Poole, 2007-08-17

As of 18:00 PST still nada.

Bruce Elgort, 2007-08-17

I'm still out. It's been up momentarily a few times throughout the day.

Ben - If that one statement is any indication of your grandmother's sayings, then I think you just found another great use for DominoWiki. :)

Henry Ferlauto, 2007-08-17

My own personal favorite is Skype, just because it works. Everywhere and every time.

Chris Whisonant, 2007-08-17

it´s back now, also for asia. but volker seems to sleep now :-)

ingo harpel, 2007-08-17

@ Henry, LOL Indeed. I did think twice about posting that, but I figured we’re all grown-ups here :o)

Ben Poole, 2007-08-17

Skype connection might be better than yesterday but still far from usable.

I made my calls this morning using Gizmo project, you can also use it to make audio calls to GTalk subscribers.

Pieter Lansbergen, 2007-08-17

Still no Skype connections from cologne...

Michael Gollmick, 2007-08-17

Still out here too :-(

Chris Linfoot, 2007-08-17

Still dead in Switzerland.

Andreas Rank, 2007-08-17

It is working now here

Detlev Buschkamp, 2007-08-17

nope :-(

Heiko Müller, 2007-08-17

Dead in London still. Ouch, that must be some screwed-up algorithm.

Ben Poole, 2007-08-17

Interestingly this Skype SNAFU shows how quickly we become dependent on technologies and rely on them for our day-to-day lives.

Makes you really wonder...

Pieter Lansbergen, 2007-08-17

oh, and as I am on it, reading the link provided by Ben and learning about the data-base problems reminds me that a few times in the last weeks I had to add some entries back to my Skype contact list, Volker being one of them.

Same thing actually happened to Google GMail beginning this week.
Is this perhaps a sign that keeping a database secure with millions of entries is not a trivial task?

Pieter Lansbergen, 2007-08-17

It´s dead again :-(

Detlev Buschkamp, 2007-08-17

I can log on occasionally, but the connection is instable. This will probably take some more time to fix, see the Heartbeat for status updates...

Thomas Cloer, 2007-08-17

Reminds to my check with Skype about the status of my already paied SkypeIn account...

Sascha A. Carlin, 2007-08-17

let´s think about business continuity ... still not available again in asia.

ingo harpel, 2007-08-17

Dead in Africa... but that's nothing new.

Adeleida Bingham, 2007-08-17

It's the dark continent after all. :-)

Volker Weber, 2007-08-17

still some problems

Joachim Haydecker, 2007-08-17

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