[tor-dev] New python Tor client implementation
atagar at torproject.org
Tue Oct 22 21:27:18 UTC 2019
> 1. A number of python implementations I've found on the internet had
> broken dependencies or didn't work at all. So, I decided to create a
> fully functional Tor client with the bare minimum of dependencies.
Ah! Gotcha. For what it's worth I'm in complete agreement with you on
that. I designed Stem to avoid any hard dependencies  for the exact
> 2. Up until now I thought Stem was just a library to control the Tor
> process. As it said at front of https://stem.torproject.org:
> "With it you can use Tor's control protocol to script against the Tor
> process". Unfortunately API docs didn't help me to see that certain Tor
> primitives were indeed implemented.
Makes sense. Stem's client functionality is relatively new. I
implemented enough to download descriptors , but there's still a
lot of room to grow .
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