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Skype is p2p.



Just stating that it is P2P doesn't necessarily mean this. If there were skype servers that handled everything except for the actual individual call, and the individual call was in a connection directly between two clients (not through a server) and that would be enough to be able to say "Skype is p2p".


http://lmgtfy.com/?q=skype+p2p+architecture


I don't think you understood my comment. I was simply stating that "Skype is P2P" is not a statement that is at all relevant to the conversation is above, it could be P2P and still not use your bandwidth when you are not actively using it.




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