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Re: Tor as a component of a cohesive anonymizing OS

On 4/18/05, Chris Palmer <chris@xxxxxxx> wrote:
> > We probably want to write our own HTTP proxy designed to work well
> > with Tor*.
> Why re-do all that work? Why not just modify Privoxy or some other
> pre-existing HTTP proxy?

I didn't mean to suggest that the two were mutually exclusive. Writing
one's own proxy might involve large chunks of a preexisting proxy or

(P.S. If you write it in C, I do, in fact, strongly suggest you take
the HTTP parser from another project. The chances of building a secure
HTTP parser in C are (empirically) very small).


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