[GSoC] Torflow question.

Sebastian Hahn hahn.seb at web.de
Wed Apr 2 16:55:30 UTC 2008

Hi Wojtek,

there are already 5 applications for improvements to the Scanner, so  
if you think something else interests you, you may be better suited to  
choose that.


On Apr 2, 2008, at 6:24 PM, Wojciech Walczak wrote:
> Hello All,
> I just wanted to ask if there is anybody working on a GSoC  
> application for
> Tor (Tor Exit Scanner improvements especially) already, and, if not,
> what do you think about proposing a rewrite of Torflow Perl files  
> (soat.pl,
> speedracer.pl and stream-server.pl) into Python?
> I know that the exact project is rather about improvements than  
> rewriting,
> but I don't think that I will be able to do it all in three months  
> (one of the
> reasons is that I haven't coded in Perl for a few years now; all I got
> is a few Perl books and spaghetti-flashbacks of my Perl code ;-)).
> What I would like to do is to rewrite files mentioned above and add
> HTML parser to it (possibly Beautiful Soup).
> I have already submitted two applications. First is for Google (my own
> sociological project; I guess it won't make it), and second is for  
> Python
> Software Foundation (patching bugs from the Bug Tracker).
> The sociological thing is a priority for me, but I am not too  
> optimistic about
> its acceptance.
> Patching bugs for Python is OK, but PSF is a crowded place and it is  
> hard
> to get any feedback from PSF mentors as they are overloaded with apps,
> I guess.
> So, if there still is a place to fill, please, let me know.
> Thank you for your time!
> Regards,
> Wojtek Walczak

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