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I sincerely hope that Microsoft sense the disturbance in the Force that their shenanigans with Skype have caused.
They have rolled back dumb ideas in the past and I hope they do the same with Skype, which really didn't need to have its UI almost totally screwed up in order to 'improve' user experience.
“That which can be asserted without evidence, can be dismissed without evidence.”
*cough* The ribbon *cough*
*cough* Windows 8 *cough*
Need to wait a bit longer though...
There need to be 10 or 20 books published about how to use these new updates and an API created and early adopters who climb on board and start an entire industry underneath it all.
Then, and only then, will Microsoft tear the rug out from under everyone.
If you want it to go away, you need to write a book or two and start hyping the technology everywhere.