Andreas KÃ¤ivÃ¤rÃ¤inen wrote:The Swedish pirate party has a jabber server up and running...
That may be true, but I haven't seen any announcemnts about it, and last I tried the experimental server it didn't work.
Skype works fine and I dont really see the ide of changing.
I don't know about others experience, but for me (Ubuntu Linux) Skype was quite unusable, it used 100% CPU (Athlon64 3200+) and was generally unresponsive.
ure jabber is a open source program and thats kool... But come on all people that use jabber also worships the gnu-bible
Which is something to be worked on, in general more pirates should be worsiping the gnu-bible. The fact that most doesn't must be general un-awarenes of the FSF-politics.
Every pirate should take a few moments and listen to some of Eben Moglens speaches: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Eben_Moglen
Or Richard Stallmans for that matter: http://www.sweden.fsfeurope.org/documents/rms-fs-2006-03-09.en.html