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Hey Microsoft, why is the Skype Snap app hopelessly outdated?

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The official Skype Snap app for Linux has not been updated in nearly six months, and Microsoft is yet to say why.

When introducing the cross-distro build in early 2018, the company said the Skype Snap app would give it the “…ability to push the latest features straight to our users, no matter which device or distribution they happen to use.”

Clearly, not.

Because at the time of writing this post the Skype Snap app sits on version 8.34.0.78, which the Snapcraft store reports was ‘last updated’ in November 2018.

However, the “regular” Linux version available to download from the Skype website is on version 8.47.0.73, released June 2019.

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Also: Microsoft has caused an uproar among its partners by canceling one of their favorite perks: software for their own use [paywall]

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