[tbb-dev] [tor-project] We need project ideas for GSoC 2017!

Damian Johnson atagar at torproject.org
Mon Jan 30 07:23:30 UTC 2017

Hi Tom. I'm not familiar with most of those but sound good to me. :P

When you feel confident in the project ideas if you shoot me something
to paste into the site I'd be happy to add it.

Cheers! -Damian

On Sun, Jan 29, 2017 at 9:17 PM, Tom Ritter <tom at ritter.vg> wrote:
> Here are some ideas I'd be willing to mentor if anyone thinks they're good/bad:
> - Creating a Crash Reporter and accompanying backend
> - Privacy-preserving metrics gathering (RAPPOR + opt-in) - this might
> be too ambitious though...
> - .onion, HTTP/2, Alt-Srv investigation - An idea of speeding up sites
> by serving them over a .onion with HTTP2 using the Alt-Srv header,
> probably with judicious use of server push
> - Security Slider Enhancements (Putting more features in FF behind the
> slider) - this one is probably not ambitious enough
> -tom
> ---------- Forwarded message ----------
> From: Damian Johnson <atagar at torproject.org>
> Date: 29 January 2017 at 15:57
> Subject: [tor-project] We need project ideas for GSoC 2017!
> To: tor-project at lists.torproject.org
> Hi all! This week I'm getting our ducks in a row to apply for Google
> Summer of Code 2017...
> https://summerofcode.withgoogle.com/
> I just trimmed our volunteer page of projects that were done last year
> and sadly that doesn't leave us with much. We need mentors and project
> ideas!
> Got anything you'd care to mentor this summer? If so please let me know!
> Just send me a description like the ones on the following and I'd be
> happy to add it to our site...
> https://www.torproject.org/getinvolved/volunteer.html.en#Coding
> Please note that all projects must have two mentors, one of which is
> an established tor person. If you're not part of our internal community
> that's fine, but please find a core developer to co-sponsor your
> project and act as a secondary mentor.
> Thanks! -Damian
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