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    I just can’t seem to understand why they’re effectively blocking Firefox though.

    Changing your User Agent to that of a Chrome browser proves Skype is working. Things like WebRTC are supported. I’ve yet to find something that is broken.

    They should call it Skype for Web Chrome instead.

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      I just can’t seem to understand why they’re effectively blocking Firefox though.

      It takes effort to test, and costs money to field support calls. Monocultures are just easier for members of the monoculture.

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        I wonder though if there shouldn’t be a more active role for legislators here. I know that there is no monopoly here (multiple browsers that use Blink, easy to fork). But this is all awfully similar to the AARD code. People will blame Firefox (“it does not support the necessary features for Skype”), whereas it is largely an artificial limitation to cut out competition.

        The support cost could be reduced by just stating ‘we don’t support Firefox, all Firefox support requests will be sent to /dev/null, if it does not work as it should use XYZ’. It’s not like these product have proper support anyway outside enterprise versions.