I tried adding a Skype button in my StackOverflow profile to show my current status: online/away/offline using the code provided by Skype: http://www.skype.com/intl/en-us/tell-a-friend/wizard/

The button works as expected showing my status, but if someone tries to click it, the Skype app won't open because this URL:


is translated to:


With the above link, this window won't appear:

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I also think that the URL should not have the http part. It should only be


but this is not possible as of today.

Would this be acceptable or even possible in the future? If there's security concerns, no problem... I'll just close this question. :)



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