[tor-dev] Fwd: Brendan Eich floats idea of Firefox implementing Tor as FF plug-in?
Bernard Tyers - ei8fdb
ei8fdb at ei8fdb.org
Thu Aug 8 20:00:25 UTC 2013
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I have forwarded your mail to the tor-dev list as someone there might be interested/able to help with the boot2gecko (FF OS) work.
All the best,
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> From: Dave Huseby <dhuseby at mozilla.com>
> Date: 8 August 2013 19:48:35 GMT+01:00
> To: dev-privacy at lists.mozilla.org
> Subject: Re: Brendan Eich floats idea of Firefox implementing Tor as FF plug-in?
> So, the tor project maintains their own fork of firefox in the tor
> browser bundle. I know that there have been efforts to try to merge
> their changes into our repos. AFAIK, the main reason we haven't done so
> is because some of their changes modify the default behavior of firefox.
> As a side note, I have a working b2g build of libevent, openssl +
> engines, and the tor daemon (all static). I'm in the process of setting
> up the a good manifest so that others can recreate it. It won't be
> buildable out of the box if you just clone my repos until I set up the
> manifest correctly. But I've completed all of the work making
> Android.mk files so that the three pieces build as b2g/external/*. If
> anybody wants to take a look/help, my repos are here: github.com/dhuseby
> All of my changes are in b2g branches in the libevent, openssl, and tor
> On 08/08/2013 09:48 AM, Sid Stamm wrote:
>> On 8/8/13 8:52 AM, Bernard Tyers - ei8fdb wrote:
>>> "Maybe we should just adopt, support, and bundle Tor in Firefox..."
>>> It's early days, and just a comment on Twitter, but I wonder what
>>> others have to say.
>>> Good or bad idea? I would say (without too much thinking): turned-off
>>> by default, but available. Exciting possibilities.
>> Let me turn it around: what do you think? Why would you like to see this?
>> I think it's interesting, and at the very least we could work more
>> closely with the Tor engineers to make each others software better.
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>> dev-privacy at lists.mozilla.org
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