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Notes From The Front

317 words by attila written on 2015–12–16, last edit: 2017–09–03, tags: admin, project

First: hats off to gman999 for his incessant efforts in getting the content of this site in better shape. I especially applaud this low-tech/no-tech blog layout in MultiMarkdown.

I have been noticeably lacking but not totally idle. I’ve had to take some paying work which has slowed me down on open source but my path forward is fairly clear. My main task is to rework the makefiles mainly the stuff in that comprise the OpenBSD ports for TBB so that they dovetail with and use as much as possible of the Mozillan infrastructure already in the OpenBSD ports tree much of it due to landry who has already helped me a couple of times. I should’ve done this from the beginning but my head wasn’t really on straight when I first started this. I’ve been reticent about touching anything that I didn’t write choosing instead to adapt what others have done to get something working. Although this was perhaps effective in the short term if we want this in the tree it has to be consonant with it… in short: if you’re serious about contributing to OpenBSD then pick up a shovel and start digging but politely. I’m sure I can do that so I just have to get to it. … read more

Welcome Aboard, Vinicius

247 words by gman999 written on 2016–12–17, last edit: 2017–09–03, tags: admin, members, project

Two of us launched TDP in March 2 15. The accomplishments are substantial and the impact is significant. TDP did more than raise the PETs flag in BSD land it sparked a number of related projects and efforts.

One important player in the broad effort has been Vincius Zavam a young BSD hacker in Brazil. Introduced to PETs and Tor in particular as he was an organizer of BSDCon Brasil in 2 15 Vincius wasted no time engaging on multiple levels. … read more

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