[tor-dev] Has Core Tor Development Slowed? Or Are We Moving To Rust/arti?
neel at neelc.org
Sat Jan 9 00:34:22 UTC 2021
I hope you all had a great holiday season.
I noticed that Core Tor development, especially with the tor daemon, has
slowed down significantly since the COVID crisis.
Sorry if I have been less active in the Tor community as opposed to the
past. I've been more focused on FreeBSD Ports as of now, but I still
want to post at least the occasional Tor patch here and there.
Core Tor/Tor hasn't seen an update since December 21, even when we are
already a week into 2021.
Is this related to the layoffs which happened last year? Or is Tor
moving to Rust (via arti) and all the development is happening there?
I'm guessing both.
If it's the latter, I guess I have to start learning Rust sooner rather
than later. Well, who am I kidding, I had to learn C# and PowerShell for
my job (Disclaimer: I work at Microsoft, not on security or
Is there any other reason?
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