[guardian-dev] Hi, i' new
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Mon Nov 21 08:04:37 EST 2016
And the services that a user configure manually? Why do you have to lose
El 21 nov. 2016 2:00 p. m., "Hans-Christoph Steiner" <
hans at guardianproject.info> escribió:
> About the hidden service backups, that certainly would be a useful
> feature, but it should not be implemented in Orbot. The requesting apps
> need to be entirely responsible for saving, managing and backing up that
> key. Orbot will never be able to provide all of the various levels of
> security needed by different apps using Hidden Services. For example,
> something like OnionShare might only have one-time-use Hidden Services
> that are thrown away after use. Another app might have a long-lived
> hidden service that is too sensitive to be backed up via Google or other
> cloud services.
> > 2016-11-21 0:25 GMT+01:00 Nathan of Guardian <
> nathan at guardianproject.info>:
> >> We only need Internet permission, so haven't had to deal with the new
> >> permission request framework.
> >> Why do we need a backup feature? I thought the approach was for apps to
> >> manage their keys themselves, at least advanced apps?
> > By example, if you have ssh running at your device and you want to
> > the same .onion in a device migration.
> > You can manually create and restore an .onion backup from one device to
> > another.
> >> Even so, couldn't we offer backup without needing external storage
> >> permissions?
> > With the ability to be exported to another device writing a zip in the
> > external store is the simplest I think.
> >> I bring this up because I know our users are very sensitive to this, and
> >> the external storage permission is one that often sets off concern since
> >> you are giving access to full media.
> > Well, is true but with runtime permissions the user is asked only when is
> > going to perform an action who actually needs them, so you can assume
> > there is no panic if the app ask for those permissions.
> > Also, the permissions were already there before I started to make
> > so we understand that all those users who have an older version of
> > have to accept them when installing the application from the store and
> > not seem to have been a Problem for Orbot to date.
> > On the other hand, it seems that they are not used in the application, if
> > they are not used, why are they there? And if they are used, the parts of
> > the code that use them are not working in the latest versions of android
> > since there is no code that manages them.
> > That needs a review.
> >> Thanks for the hard work on this, and I will definitely take a look at
> >> the UI issues.
> > To you.
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