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Replace 'Effort Level' and 'Skill Level' with 'Language'

The effort/skill level indicators have always been hand wavy and not of much
use to students. Replacing it with something they absolutely do care about: the
project's language.

This is just a quick guess for the existing projects. Gonna need to engage
mentors so see if I'm right.

Damian Johnson authored on26/02/2016 18:50:48
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     You may find some of these projects to be good ideas for <a href="<page
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     about/gsoc>">Google Summer of Code</a> and the <a
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     href="https://live.gnome.org/OutreachProgramForWomen">Outreach Program for
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-    Women</a>. We have labelled each idea with how much work we expect it would
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-    be (effort level), how much clue you should start with (skill level),
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-    and which of our <a href="<page about/corepeople>">core developers</a>
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-    would be good mentors. If one or more of these ideas looks promising to
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-    you, please <a href="<page about/contact>">contact us</a> to discuss your
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-    plans rather than sending blind applications. You may also want to propose
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-    your own project idea &mdash; which often results in the best applications.
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+    Women</a>. We have labelled each idea with which of our <a href="<page
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+    about/corepeople>">core developers</a> would be good mentors. If one or
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+    more of these ideas looks promising to you, please <a href="<page
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+    about/contact>">contact us</a> to discuss your plans rather than sending
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+    blind applications. You may also want to propose your own project idea
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+    &mdash; which often results in the best applications.
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     </p>
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     <ol>
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     <li>
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     <b>Tor Codebase Cleanup</b>
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     <br>
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-    Effort Level: <i>Low to High, depending on subproject chosen</i>
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-    <br>
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-    Skill Level: <i>Medium to High</i>
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+    Language: <i>C</i>
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     <br>
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     Likely Mentors: <i>David (dgoulet)</i>
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+    <br><br>
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     <p>
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     The Tor code is more than 10 years old in places, and we haven't always had
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     enough time or wisdom to write things as well as we could have.  Our unit
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     <li>
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     <b>Build Better Pluggable Transports</b>
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     <br>
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-    Effort Level: <i>Medium to High</i>
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-    Skill Level: <i>Medium</i>
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+    Language: <i>C, Python</i>
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     <br>
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     Likely Mentors: <i>Ximin (infinity0)</i>
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+    <br><br>
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     <p>
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     For Tor users in censored countries, we have a <a
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     href="<page docs/pluggable-transports>">
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     <li>
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     <b>Make TorBirdy Better</b>
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+    Language: <i>JavaScript, C++</i>
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     <br>
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     Likely Mentors: <i>Sukhbir Singh (sukhe), Jacob Appelbaum (ioerror)</i>
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     <p>
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 TorBirdy is an extension that configures Thunderbird to make connections over
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 the Tor anonymity network. TorBirdy has been under development for quite a
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     </p>
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     <p>
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 <b>HTTP Proxy</b> TorBirdy needs a HTTP proxy or a HTTP -&gt; SOCKS5 shim. Please look at
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 ticket <a href="https://trac.torproject.org/projects/tor/ticket/6958">#6958</a>
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 for more information. Note: this has to be done using JavaScript and without using
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     <b>Add Support for Reporting Pcaps to OoniBackend and OoniProbe</b>
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+    Language: <i>Python</i>
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     <br>
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     Likely Mentors: <i>Arturo (hellais)</i>
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     <p>
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 The feature should also add support for including only packet capture data that
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 is relevant to the test being run. This means that the pcap should not contain
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     <b>Improve test coverage in Tor</b>
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     Likely Mentors: <i>David (dgoulet)</i>
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     <p>
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 Right now, our unit test coverage with the tests we ship is around 30%
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 -- only 30% of the executable lines in our source are reached by the
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     <b>Have the Tor daemon use more cores</b>
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 Right now, if you run a busy Tor server on a multicore computer, most of
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 the cores are mostly unused.  We have a "cpuworker" mechanism to move
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     <b>Help improve Tor hidden services</b>
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 We're working on a revamp of the entire Tor hidden service design to
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 improve the security and reliability of the hidden service system.
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     <b>Improved DNS support for Tor</b>
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 Right now, you can only use Tor's DNS support to look up IPv4 and IPv6
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 addresses, and to fetch PTR records.  But DNS can do so much more!
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     <b>Exitmap Improvements</b>
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 The Tor Project makes use of the Python tool <a
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 href="https://gitweb.torproject.org/user/phw/exitmap.git/">Exitmap</a> to
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 ncurses monitor that provides Tor relay operators...
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