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Re: [tor-talk] How does Tor REALLY work?
It seems that the tor Doxygen isn't published anywhere? From this
it looks like it hasn't been kept up to date. Maybe that would be a
good first step? Getting the doxygen up to date and in a publicly
On Tue, Mar 8, 2011 at 3:27 PM, casey dunham <casey.dunham@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> Right, so the methodology used in keeping the code doc updated is important.
> Also, it wouldn't have to be a tome to start with. I think it would be
> handy just to describe some of the high level functionality like you
> just did earlier. So when someone wants to get started with looking at
> the code they can at least get a high level overview of where things
> live and how they interact.
> Keeping in mind that nothing is ever going to replace just rolling up
> your sleeves and diving in, but at least you wouldn't have to dive in
> blindfolded. In my experience every code base has a lot of code that
> while important, most people don't really need to look at or touch to
> be productive.
> On Tue, Mar 8, 2011 at 1:52 PM, Nick Mathewson <nickm@xxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
>> On Tue, Mar 8, 2011 at 8:27 AM, casey dunham <casey.dunham@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
>>> I've got a bunch of notes from perusing the source code trying to understand it.
>>> It sounds like it would be a great project for someone that is just
>>> getting into Tor and already knows C (I hope I didn't just volunteer
>>> myself for the project...)
>>> My question would be, how likely is it that the architecture that you
>>> just described would be changing anytime soon?
>> No guarantees, I'm afraid, but fortunately (?) the rate of change is
>> limited to how fast people can code. Anybody who's interested in
>> trying to do something like this would either need to resign
>> themselves to an ongoing process of keeping their work up to date, or
>> resign themselves to having it become out-of-date as development moves
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