[Tor www-team] First set of technical requirements

Sean Rafferty seanmrafferty at me.com
Wed Jan 8 15:09:15 UTC 2014

Just to clarify: technically tools like Jekyll or Sinatra could be used because the server can be started wherever the site files are located whether it’s a USB stick or a laptop, correct?

On Jan 8, 2014, at 9:34 AM, Lunar <lunar at torproject.org> wrote:

> Sean Rafferty:
>> Pardon my ignorance, but is the requirement for a static site a
>> security concern or simply an ease-of-use issue?
> Security concerns, ease to setup, ease of mirroring.
>> Another dumb question, but when you say the site needs to work
>> offline,  do you mean people can view the content without a web
>> server, or that it must run on a local instance of a web sever and not
>> require things like google's cdn version of query?
> Tor is used for censorship circumvention. Think about an USB stick with
> the Tor Browser Bundle, and a copy of the website. The website should be
> usable without requiring any access to the network so people can learn
> how to use Tor to reach the wider Internet.
> -- 
> Lunar                                             <lunar at torproject.org>
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