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There are several different techniques for dealing with routers - NAT Traversal, Hole Punching, uPNP, Role Reversal, just to name a few. Skype, and most other peer-to-peer apps, utilize many of these techniques
Yes (in fact, Skype for Windows is written in Delphi and uses Indy, actually). What I described earlier are techniques, logic patterns, etc. They are not specific to any particular socket library, so they will work with any socket library you choose to use, whether that be Indy, ICS, Synapse, WinSock, whatever. As long as you have access to base TCP/UDP functionality, you can utilize them.
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