[tor-dev] Damian's Status Report - September 2012
atagar at torproject.org
Thu Oct 4 14:34:02 UTC 2012
Hi all. As is often the case work and such meant not too much time for
tor. For September all I have to report is...
* Network Status Document Parsing
This has been my main focus for September and it's still not
finished... but it's close! Version 3 document parsing just has a
couple days of work left, then abstracting it to cover v2 documents
and microdescriptors should be relatively easy-ish. I'm really looking
forward to merging this feature branch. It has grown quite
* Stem Documentation Hosting
For a while now I've had a TODO item for making a nightly cron that
built and hosted Stem's new sphinx documentation. I was about to do
this when I recalled that meejah once recommended ReadTheDocs, a
service that does... well, exactly that. After a few minor bumps
 it's now live...
We definitely need to put effort into making them more reader
friendly. At present it's just a dump of all the pydocs which, while
informative, is actually a bit overwhelming for new users. Module
summary pages would greatly help.
* MAPADDRESS Support
Ravi submitted a patch for adding MAPADDRESS support to stem's
controller. It's a nice addition, especially the integ test...
* Arm Issues
Looked into a couple arm issues...
- Tor's start time didn't show up if the system has proc contents but
we fail to parse it .
- Can't connect when using a control socket with password auth .
* Updated Dev Wiki
In response to a potential volunteer I wrote a summary of several
development tasks . Updated stem's wiki with what was in that
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