[tor-dev] Switch from Obfsproxy to Pyobfspoxy

Abel Luck abel at guardianproject.info
Sat Feb 16 17:00:35 UTC 2013

Nathan Freitas:
> (moved to tor-dev)
> Sorry I really haven't commented on this until now, but I have a lot of
> balls in the air, and sometimes minor, but very important details, like
> this slip by.
> George Kadianakis:
>> My current plan is to keep maintaining the C-Obfsproxy code, if it
>> keeps being as stable as it is today. For example, I plan to fix two
>> new-found bugs related to the shared-secret support of obfs2 soon
>> (#8217, #8223).
> Excellent. So we do have some time.
>> That said, I don't plan to port any of the new transports (like obfs3,
>> and some other pluggable transports currently under development) to
>> C-Obfsproxy any time soon (even though obfs3 wouldn't be *extremely*
>> hard to port, and I might consider it if there is a serious reason).
> Okay, I will take that into consideration.
> My plan then is to focus on determining how difficult supporting
> Pyobfsproxy on Android will be, and otherwise, try to find funding and
> resources to maintain the C version and potential to port obfs3.

I know the OONI team has been working on making their python codebase
work on Android, so there might be a good opportunity for some
cross-project collab :)


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