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Re: Hey guys, here is another (great?) idea
it would work better if they were required to contribute.
On 11/19/05, Arrakis Tor <arrakistor@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> Hello fellow tor-nerds,
> This was mentioned to me last week. It was suggested to me to
> implement Torpark as a Firefox plugin.
> Well, I don't think that would work since Torpark is designed to be
> stand-alone and mobile.
> But tell you what, if we fitted Tor to be a firefox XPI/extension it
> sure would be the most popular Firefox plugin ever.
> What if we created a Firefox plugin for just Tor, and it allowed
> Firefox users to configure their level of involvement (using firefox
> extension as the GUI). They could set if they were just rendezvous/man
> middle, or even if they wanted to let their machine be an exit node,
> and of course plug their browser into Tor directly (thanks to firefox
> 1.5 and later). All from a simple firefox extention.
> This would be an excellent solution to bandwidth issues, an bring a
> new level of global involvement for Tor server presence.
> What do you think?