I must admit, I do not like retracts very much. Retracts slow down the printing significantly. Sometimes it seems to me that a lot of people need fast printers just to compensate for the time they lose on retracts.
So I began to try out a different method. It is very simple: Just set the travelling speed at least 3 times faster than the printing speed. The intention is to be that quick so there is simply no time for oozing.
Theoretically a travelling speed close to light speed would be ideal for this, hence the name light speed method. ;)
It is important that any G-code belonging to retract is omitted, as it slows down the printer even if there is no movement resulting from it. To achieve this, in skeinforge I set retraction speed to 0.
Results look promising.