Changes between Version 41 and Version 42 of TorWeeklyNews/2013/11


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Sep 16, 2013, 7:28:16 PM (6 years ago)
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harmony
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added karsten's user data proposal/removed blank sections/minor fixes

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  • TorWeeklyNews/2013/11

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    1212Welcome to the twelfth issue of Tor Weekly News, the weekly newsletter that
    1313covers what is happening in the closely-observed Tor community.
    14 
    15 New Release of XXX
    16 ------------------
    17 
    18 XXX: cite specific release date, numbers, and developers responsible
    19 
    20 XXX: details about release
    21 
    22  [XXX]
    2314
    2415Official response to QUICK ANT disclosure
     
    128119Tor Help Desk Roundup
    129120---------------------
     121
    130122We received a request for assistance setting up Thunderbird to work with Tor.
    131123Thunderbird can be made to route connections through Tor using the TorBirdy add-on.
     
    133125
    134126Another user wrote to comment on the lack of OpenSUSE support on the Tor's rpm
    135 package page[XXX]. There is an open ticket concerning this issue, but it hasn't
    136 seen activity for some months[XXX]. A new ticket was opened that addresses this
    137 concern more specifically[XXX].
    138 
    139 
    140 [XXX]: https://trac.torproject.org/projects/tor/wiki/torbirdy#BeforeusingTorBirdy
    141 [XXX]: https://www.torproject.org/docs/rpms.html.en
    142 [XXX]: https://trac.torproject.org/projects/tor/ticket/4389
    143 [XXX]: https://trac.torproject.org/projects/tor/ticket/9718
     127package page [XXX]. There is an open ticket concerning this issue, but it hasn't
     128seen activity for some months [XXX]. A new ticket was opened that addresses this
     129concern more specifically [XXX].
     130
     131
     132[XXX] https://trac.torproject.org/projects/tor/wiki/torbirdy#BeforeusingTorBirdy
     133[XXX] https://www.torproject.org/docs/rpms.html.en
     134[XXX] https://bugs.torproject.org/4389
     135[XXX] https://bugs.torproject.org/9718
    144136
    145137
     
    163155simulator [XXX].
    164156
     157Finally, Karsten asked for comments on his proposal to retire the old method
     158of estimating user numbers on the metrics page over the next few weeks in
     159favor of a more reliable, more efficient system (which has been in beta for
     160some time already), and with it to remove the accumulated data associated with
     161the older method [XXX].
     162
    165163 [XXX] https://bugs.torproject.org/9714
    166164 [XXX] https://trac.torproject.org/projects/tor/ticket/7359#comment:18
     165 [XXX] https://lists.torproject.org/pipermail/tor-dev/2013-September/005443.html
    167166
    168167The commitment level for the proposed Tor StackExchange page is hovering
     
    204203
    205204 [XXX] https://lists.torproject.org/pipermail/tor-reports/2013-September/000339.html
    206 
    207 Vulnerabilities
    208 ---------------
    209 
    210 XXX: Reported vulnerabilities [XXX].
    211 
    212  [XXX] vulnerability report source
    213205
    214206Upcoming events