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Re: suggestion for 'is my installation of tor working?' page
On Thursday 21 December 2006 05:19, you wrote:
> Good idea. We will work on getting a page available on showmyip.com to do
> this - maybe something like http://www.showmyip.com/torstatus/ with just
> the relevant data for new Tor users.
> . . .
> Wesley Kenzie
Sounds great, looking forward to it!
I'll direct TorK users to it once it's up and running.
> -----Original Message-----
> From: owner-or-talk@xxxxxxxxxxxxx [mailto:owner-or-talk@xxxxxxxxxxxxx] On
> Behalf Of Robert Hogan
> Sent: December 19, 2006 1:07 PM
> To: or-talk@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
> Subject: suggestion for 'is my installation of tor working?' page
> Hi all,
> All of the above provide useful information for the first-time tor user.
> the last two are only really meaningful to initates (and probably confusing
> to everyone else), while the first is reassuring but could really offer a
> little more.
> What is needed (IMVHO) is a page that confirms you are using tor
> but also introduces you to the other services that tor offers and also some
> advice for the tor debutante. A sort of official or unofficial 'welcome to
> the tor network' page. This could be linked to in the FAQ/INSTALL and used
> Would the maintainers of any of the above be interested in providing such a
> thing? Given that the heavy lifting has already been done on all of the
> above, it would be very trivial to create. Would there be an appetite for
> such a thing on the tor homepage itself?
> Suggestions for content:
> * A warm greeting!
> * Top Five things all tor users should know
> * Appeal for users to run servers and link to how-to
> * An introduction to some hidden services
> Anyway, just a thought...
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