Where Have All the Old Ones Gone?

General Information

Support for these scripts is primarily provided in the following places, most preferred first:

SkypeEnglish Mailing List
Public forum in which blind Skype users can help each other.
@dlee_code on Twitter
The script author's low-traffic Twitter account for project (including script) announcements and limited technical support.

This page is laid out for easy navigation via JAWS:

Around mid 2014, Microsoft (who took over Skype a while before that) announced an intention to phase out all old Skype versions by "retiring" them. Web pages and user experience soon made apparent that "retiring" meant refusal to allow them to run on the Skype network. In effect, Microsoft began disabling all Skype versions older than 6.18 (Windows and similar for versions on MacOS, iOS, etc.)).

In accordance with this policy change, JAWS scripts for old Skype versions were removed from this web site on Saturday, August 30, 2014. This has the following benefits: