[tor-dev] GSoC 2017 Project Idea

Damian Johnson atagar at torproject.org
Sun Mar 12 20:25:19 UTC 2017

Hi Sakchham, glad you want to get involved! For Orbot Nathan (cc-ed)
would be your man but sadly iirc he doesn't have cycles to mentor this
summer. I'd suggest double checking with him and if that's the case
picking another project space where we do have a mentor.

Cheers! -Damian

On 3/12/17, Sakchham Sharma <sakchhams at gmail.com> wrote:
> Greetings Tor Community,
> I am Sakchham Sharma a CS Undergrad student, I intend to participate in
> GSoC 2017 and contribute to the Tor Project. The Tor Project as so now is
> quite well known among the people with a technical background, but however,
> the people who don't belong to this category have little or no idea about
> Tor, they are perhaps the people that would benefit the most from Tor.
> So in order to help people better understand about Tor, that how it is
> different from their VPN or Proxy service, I intend to an UI Redesign of
> the Orbot app for android, as of now it has a minimalistic UI and several
> UI glitches, an UI that also gives the users a subtle idea as to how tor
> works with be informative and should help more people know more about Tor,
> I would be grateful if I could get suggestions/improvements on the above
> idea.
> Thank you.
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