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Nicolas Vigier boklm at mars-attacks.org
Sat Mar 5 13:57:01 UTC 2016

On Sat, 05 Mar 2016, Alex Mourtziapis wrote:

> HI,
> My name is Alex and I am looking forward in collaborating with you.


> I am particularly interested in working for Tor messenger but sadly things
> seemed
> a little unclear to me and the existing code here [1] didnt help me at all.
> If I got it right you want the messenger to be written in Node.js and use
> a lib like nw.js or electron to package and distribute it. Am I looking at
> the wrong direction?

There is no plan to rewrite it in Node.js. Tor Messenger is based on
Instantbird (which is based on Mozilla Gecko) on which we add some
patches and extensions for OTR and Tor.

> [1] https://gitweb.torproject.org/tor-messenger-build.git

This repository contains the scripts to download all components, patch
them and build everything in a reproducible way.

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