wiki:user/gaba

Project Manager for network team, network health team, metrics team, anti-censorship team, sysadmin team.

Eternal music track: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0wTpa0A299I

Contact

You can reach me out on

  • gaba at torproject.org and my public key's fingerprint is EE3F DF5C AD91 643C 21BE 8370 180D B06C 59CA BD19
  • gaba in irc.oftc.net

Responsabilities

  • Main responsibility for making sure that funded tasks are acknowledged, noted, and scheduled.
  • Coordinating work with other teams.
  • Making sure that roadmap as constructed and as maintained meets external/funded obligations.
  • Coordinating team's work in funding proposals.
  • Reporting to funders.
  • Lead funding proposal process.
  • Participates in Grants Team.
  • Participates in speaking coordination.

Extra tasks she is doing

  • Community council since July 2019
  • Pushing for the adoption of better tools for tracking work and managing teams.

Teams that gaba is coordinating

Projects that gaba is coordinating

Sponsor 28 - Reliable Anonymous Communication Evading Censors and Repressors

Sponsor 30 - Empowering Communities in the Global South to Bypass Censorship

Sponsor 55 - Improving the Tor network’s IPv6 support

Sponsor 59 - Scalability, Performance, Establishing Basline Metrics

Services

Gitlab transition from Trac Nextcloud

Trac tickets owned by gaba

Ticket Component Status Summary Owner Reporter
#33700 Internal Services/Services Admin Team assigned audio- and video-conferencing considerations gaba anarcat
#33537 Internal Services/Tor Sysadmin Team assigned audit SVN accesses gaba anarcat
#17202 Internal Services/Tor Sysadmin Team assigned Shut down SVN and decomission the host (gayi) gaba nickm

Trac tickets reported by gaba

Ticket Component Status Summary Owner Reporter
#33527 Core Tor/Tor accepted Write walking onions specification nickm gaba
#33438 Metrics/Onionperf new OnionPerf: Scalability, Performance, Establishing Baseline Metrics metrics-team gaba
#33328 Metrics/Onionperf new O3.2 Include additional OnionPerf filters. metrics-team gaba
#33327 Metrics/Onionperf new O3.1 Develop developer-facing tooling to quickly graph baseline performance metrics. metrics-team gaba
#33326 Metrics/Onionperf new Objective 3: Make improvements to the way we analyze performance metrics. metrics-team gaba
#33325 Metrics/Onionperf new O2.3 Implement static guard node support for OnionPerf. metrics-team gaba
#33324 Metrics/Onionperf new O2.2 Develop at least one new OnionPerf model: An OnionPerf model defines the pattern of traffic that is generated by the instances for conducting a measurement. metrics-team gaba
#33323 Metrics/Onionperf new O2.1 Add instance metadata: We need a way to distinguish our current four long-term OnionPerf measurements that are automatically published to the Metrics portal from short-term experimental measurements. metrics-team gaba
#33322 Metrics/Onionperf new Objective 2: Expand the kinds of measurements OnionPerf can take by making improvements to its codebase. metrics-team gaba
#33321 Metrics/Onionperf new O1.3 Make OnionPerf more accessible to researchers and developers metrics-team gaba
#33320 Metrics/Onionperf new Objective 1: Make operational improvements to existing OnionPerf deployments and make it easier to deploy new OnionPerf instances metrics-team gaba
#33319 Metrics/Onionperf new O1.2 Improve ease of deployment and maintenance: We will produce Ansible tasks for deploying and managing deployments of OnionPerf instances, which also allow for performing upgrades and custom configuration changes. metrics-team gaba
#33318 Metrics/Onionperf new O1.1 Improve monitoring: We will produce a Nagios plugin for monitoring OnionPerf instances to ensure that they are operating correctly. metrics-team gaba
#33291 Core Tor/Tor assigned Making the tor library size smaller dgoulet gaba
#33210 Core Tor/Tor new old torrc in tor debian package in stable gaba
#33052 Core Tor/Tor new O1.5 - Measure the number of connections, and consumed bandwidth, using IPv4 and IPv6 gaba
#33051 Core Tor/Tor new O1.4 - Measure the number of Tor relays that support IPv6 reachability checks gaba
#33050 Core Tor/Chutney new O1.3 - Integration test Tor relays over IPv6 using chutney gaba
#33049 Core Tor/Tor new O1.2 - Make relays figure out their own IPv6 address gaba
#33048 Core Tor/Tor new O1.1 - Propose and implement IPv6 ORPort reachability checks on relays gaba
#33045 Core Tor/Tor new Increase the number of Tor network relays that support IPv6 gaba
#32811 UX/Research assigned Research on information controls to extend our user personas to specific censored personas antonela gaba
#31284 Applications/Tor Browser new O3.3 - Implement final design of user flows created on O3.2. tbb-team gaba
#31283 UX new O3.2 - Design the flow of how our users can bypass the scenarios of O3.1. antonela gaba
#31282 UX new O3.1 - Research different scenarios of how human rights defenders experience censorship. antonela gaba
#31281 Circumvention/BridgeDB new O2.4 - Boost security by increasing the number of bridges run by volunteers and collective entities through improvements to onboarding and better communications. gaba
#31280 Circumvention/BridgeDB new O2.3 - Develop new and/or improve existing bridge selection and distribution strategies. gaba
#31279 UX new O2.2 - Improve user experience and user interface of bridges.torproject.org. gaba
#31274 Circumvention/BridgeDB new O2.1 - Create an evaluation framework and collect data to better monitor and evaluate current bridge selection and distribution processes. gaba
#31273 Circumvention new O1.5 - Develop OONI Probe orchestration logic that is specific to circumvention tool testing. gaba
#31272 Circumvention new O1.4 - Make OONI Probe’s reporting logic more resilient to censorship. gaba
#31271 Circumvention new O1.3 - Improve censorship circumvention tool methodology to include metrics that are also related to the performance of the tool. gaba
#31270 Circumvention new O1.2 - Analyze collected censorship circumvention tool test results and integrate them into OONI Explorer and the OONI API. gaba
#31269 UX assigned Objective O3: Improve Tor Browser experience for human rights defenders under censorship. antonela gaba
#31268 Circumvention/BridgeDB new Objective O2: Ensure users in target countries have access to the best Tor bridge options for circumventing censorship. gaba
#31267 Circumvention new O1.1 - Add support in OONI Probe for testing circumvention tools. gaba
#31266 Circumvention new Objective 1: Support censorship circumvention through the improvement of network measurement methodologies aimed at detecting the blocking of circumvention tools. gaba
#31265 Circumvention new Sponsor 30 master ticket gaba
#31052 Internal Services/Services Admin Team new Guest accounts in the ticketing system qbi gaba

Trac tickets cc'd to gaba

Component: Applications/GetTor (14 matches)

Ticket Component Status Summary Owner Reporter
#34350 Applications/GetTor needs_review Stop logging all successful databse queries in GetTor cohosh cohosh
#34300 Applications/GetTor new Ensure GetTor's email unit tests are properly formatted cohosh
#34253 Applications/GetTor new GetTor should set In-Reply-To when responding to email phw
#34060 Applications/GetTor new Errors thrown in Gettor if "To:" address field doesn't match gettor@tp.o cohosh
#34058 Applications/GetTor new Make sure gettor logs are scrubbed of personal info cohosh
#33893 Applications/GetTor new Track down old GetTor mirrors and decide what to do with them cohosh
#33836 Applications/GetTor new Require Twisted 20.3.0 in gettor's requirements.txt teor
#33185 Applications/GetTor new Create a pipeline for gettor statistics cohosh
#33122 Applications/GetTor new GetTor should provide download links even if email request is invalid phw
#33036 Applications/GetTor new Revive Twitter responder cohosh
#32716 Applications/GetTor new Understand where gettor distribution providers are blocked cohosh
#31377 Applications/GetTor new Create a GetTor survival guide phw
#31339 Applications/GetTor assigned GitHub blocked in Iran affecting gettor circumvention hiro ggus
#30247 Applications/GetTor new Understand GetTor usage phw

Component: Applications/Orbot (1 match)

Ticket Component Status Summary Owner Reporter
#15035 Applications/Orbot new URI format for bridges n8fr8 eighthave

Component: Applications/Tor Browser (1 match)

Ticket Component Status Summary Owner Reporter
#30456 Applications/Tor Browser new TBA - Provide bridges with a magic link tbb-team antonela

Component: Applications/Tor Launcher (1 match)

Ticket Component Status Summary Owner Reporter
#25431 Applications/Tor Launcher new "Tor is censored in my country" does not cover some scenarios brade oneandonly

Component: Circumvention (2 matches)

Ticket Component Status Summary Owner Reporter
#31523 Circumvention new Recruit potential default bridges from set of long-running bridges phw
#30986 Circumvention assigned Understand the "long tail" of unclassifiable network traffic phw phw

Component: Circumvention/BridgeDB (3 matches)

Ticket Component Status Summary Owner Reporter
#32900 Circumvention/BridgeDB new Reimplement and generalise BridgeDB? phw
#32740 Circumvention/BridgeDB assigned Implement a feedback loop between BridgeDB and OONI phw phw
#3780 Circumvention/BridgeDB new GetTor and BridgeDB should share email processing code kaner

Component: Circumvention/Censorship analysis (1 match)

Ticket Component Status Summary Owner Reporter
#30872 Circumvention/Censorship analysis new Test BridgeDB's distribution channels in controlled experiment dcf phw

Component: Circumvention/Obfs4 (1 match)

Ticket Component Status Summary Owner Reporter
#30716 Circumvention/Obfs4 needs_revision Improve the obfs4 obfuscation protocol phw phw

Component: Circumvention/Pluggable transport (1 match)

Ticket Component Status Summary Owner Reporter
#29285 Circumvention/Pluggable transport assigned Improve the PT spec and how PTs interface with Tor phw cohosh

Component: Circumvention/Snowflake (1 match)

Ticket Component Status Summary Owner Reporter
#29863 Circumvention/Snowflake assigned Add disk space monitoring for snowflake infrastructure cohosh

Component: Community/Mirrors (1 match)

Ticket Component Status Summary Owner Reporter
#31990 Community/Mirrors new How should we proceed with website mirrors? ggus phw

Component: Community/Tor Browser Manual (2 matches)

Ticket Component Status Summary Owner Reporter
#33518 Community/Tor Browser Manual new Create "Learn More" links in Tor Browser manual to explain common Onion Service connection errors ggus pili
#32127 Community/Tor Browser Manual new Tor browser manual section on downloading using gettor is incomplete ggus bluemoon

Component: Core Tor/Tor (20 matches)

Ticket Component Status Summary Owner Reporter
#34303 Core Tor/Tor merge_ready Find out why onion service measurements have gotten slower karsten karsten
#31638 Core Tor/Tor assigned config: Always check for valid function arguments at the start of each function nickm teor
#31631 Core Tor/Tor accepted Write a test for round-trip encode/decode operations on configuration objects. nickm nickm
#31544 Core Tor/Tor assigned sr: Check why some sr_disk_state fields need to be cleared nickm teor
#31502 Core Tor/Tor new Revise authority and fallback code so that they use the same "defaults" logic as other code nickm
#31483 Core Tor/Tor accepted token_bucket_ctr_adjust() does not convert rate to step nickm teor
#31482 Core Tor/Tor needs_revision Avoid possible overflow when converting between coarse stamp to approx ms nickm teor
#31340 Core Tor/Tor assigned Tor sometimes stalls traffic at 2s intervals (6s most common) dgoulet mikeperry
#31103 Core Tor/Tor new Support ORPort picking a random port that persists across restarts phw
#31011 Core Tor/Tor needs_revision Make the bridge authority reject private PT addresses when DirAllowPrivateAddresses is 0 cjb teor
#31009 Core Tor/Tor assigned Tor lets transports advertise private IP addresses in descriptor catalyst phw
#30968 Core Tor/Tor new Refactor unit test asserts so they log context teor
#30817 Core Tor/Tor new Write a proposal for tor bootstrapping that works on slow links, but avoids slow relays teor
#30759 Core Tor/Tor new Create (or edit) the wiki page for the CI role teor
#29881 Core Tor/Tor new Create a GitHub bot that makes sure there is a pull request on master for every branch teor
#29744 Core Tor/Tor new Streams sometimes stall for up to 1 hour without making any progress karsten
#29743 Core Tor/Tor needs_information Long-running tor instances fail to keep up-to-date directory information karsten
#29739 Core Tor/Tor new Create a new consensus method that does not include package lines teor
#29211 Core Tor/Tor assigned Distribute config.c functionality across more modules nickm nickm
#28465 Core Tor/Tor new Use or remove "package" lines from votes metrics-team irl

Component: Core Tor/sbws (1 match)

Ticket Component Status Summary Owner Reporter
#33691 Core Tor/sbws new Migrate to gitlab.tpo juga

Component: Internal Services/Service - git (2 matches)

Ticket Component Status Summary Owner Reporter
#33770 Internal Services/Service - git new GitLab tickets should go in their own component tor-gitadm irl
#32025 Internal Services/Service - git new Stop using corpsvn and disable it as a service tor-gitadm arma

Component: Internal Services/Service - trac (2 matches)

Ticket Component Status Summary Owner Reporter
#34373 Internal Services/Service - trac new redirect trac.torproject.org to gitlab.torproject.org on dec 12th 2020 qbi anarcat
#30156 Internal Services/Service - trac new Copy the sponsor field to child tickets in trac.ini qbi teor

Component: Internal Services/Services Admin Team (2 matches)

Ticket Component Status Summary Owner Reporter
#34374 Internal Services/Services Admin Team assigned put trac readonly on june 12th 2020 hiro anarcat
#30857 Internal Services/Services Admin Team new migrate (some projects? everything?) from trac to gitlab anarcat

Component: Internal Services/Tor Sysadmin Team (3 matches)

Ticket Component Status Summary Owner Reporter
#32519 Internal Services/Tor Sysadmin Team new improve user onboard/offboarding procedures tpa anarcat
#30929 Internal Services/Tor Sysadmin Team assigned Need a new vm for snowflake monitoring hiro hiro
#29397 Internal Services/Tor Sysadmin Team assigned Make use of some donated hardware anarcat ln5

Component: Metrics (2 matches)

Ticket Component Status Summary Owner Reporter
#31347 Metrics new Look into Gradle and Maven as alternative build systems for metrics code bases metrics-team karsten
#26124 Metrics new Bring​ back Tor​ Weather metrics-team nusenu

Component: Metrics/Analysis (1 match)

Ticket Component Status Summary Owner Reporter
#30636 Metrics/Analysis new Something funky is going in Iran: numbers of relay users flies off to 1M+ metrics-team cypherpunks

Component: Metrics/Cloud (3 matches)

Ticket Component Status Summary Owner Reporter
#33720 Metrics/Cloud new Check exit scanner in Nagios metrics-team irl
#33719 Metrics/Cloud new Check DNSEL in Nagios metrics-team irl
#33718 Metrics/Cloud new Check check.torproject.org in Nagios metrics-team irl

Component: Metrics/Exit Scanner (2 matches)

Ticket Component Status Summary Owner Reporter
#33508 Metrics/Exit Scanner accepted Write Ops Doc for check service irl irl
#33507 Metrics/Exit Scanner new Deploy new exit scanner and check combo on check-01 using metrics-cloud metrics-team irl

Component: Metrics/Ideas (2 matches)

Ticket Component Status Summary Owner Reporter
#32126 Metrics/Ideas new Add OONI's Vanilla Tor measurement data to Tor Metrics metrics-team karsten
#31005 Metrics/Ideas new Make a work plan for measuring Tor performance using Selenium/Tor Browser metrics-team karsten

Component: Metrics/Onionperf (3 matches)

Ticket Component Status Summary Owner Reporter
#34257 Metrics/Onionperf new Analyze unusual distribution of time to extend to first hop in circuit metrics-team karsten
#33422 Metrics/Onionperf needs_information Include more events about CBT in results metrics-team acute
#33420 Metrics/Onionperf needs_information Add CBT events to Onionperf result files karsten acute

Component: Metrics/Website (2 matches)

Ticket Component Status Summary Owner Reporter
#33497 Metrics/Website new Translation on metrics.torproject.org metrics-team kuce
#29346 Metrics/Website new Document why our CSV files are in tidy/long format and how to process them metrics-team karsten

Component: Webpages/Website (1 match)

Ticket Component Status Summary Owner Reporter
#29200 Webpages/Website assigned Make more accessible Core Tor documentation juga

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