Skype for Symbian

In a recent conversation someone told me he believed there was a Skype for Symbian devices and I could not believe I missed it while looking for it.

So I did the obvious and typed in Google "Skype for Symbian" and the first sponsored link invites to download it directly from

Great ! Not really. It does not exist. Or at least Skype is making it very hard to find :-)

Skype plugin for pidgin: real soon now ?

My periodic search for a Skype plugin for pidgin brought up the following link:

Haven't figured out how to make it work, though. No documentation, little source-code and only a pre-built library to chew on.