[tor-dev] Python Only Tor Client?
jacob at appelbaum.net
Mon Apr 21 15:56:55 UTC 2014
On 4/21/14, Fabio Pietrosanti (naif) <lists at infosecurity.ch> wrote:
> Hi all,
> does anyone know of any work to make a Python Only Tor Client, that just
> enable to expose a Tor Hidden Service?
> It would be very cool if it would be possible to avoid "Tor binary" as a
> dependency for Globaleaks, making it pure Python application code.
> The questions are:
> - Are there projects that foresee to do something like that?
> - From a Tor Project perspective, does it make sense?
> - From a Security perspective, are there strong security implications in
> doing so?
I think it makes sense - the effort will be similar to Orchid which is
written in pure Java. It is a great deal of work. If someone were to
serious consider this effort - I think they should probably talk
extensively with Nick, Roger, Andrea and probably also Bruce (who
wrote Orchid) as they're probably the four most qualified people to
All the best,
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