[General] Future of Tox

David Burleigh david.burleigh at gmx.com
Thu Jul 14 16:20:43 UTC 2016

Thank you, Zetok, that is very helpful!

On Thu, 14 Jul 2016 17:10:26 +0100
Zetok Zalbavar <zetok at openmailbox.org> wrote:

> Yep. Sorry, it's just that MLs aren't the primary, or even secondary
> medium of communication. Vast majority of the stuff is being
> discussed, etc. on github / IRC. There are now some #qtox logs
> available[1].
> The main purpose of MLs is to provide a medium of communication for
> people who don't want to / can't use github / freenode, so there
> indeed isn't a lot of traffic on them.
> Yes, there's plenty of crappy opinions on the net made by (presumably)
> people who have no idea what they're talking about.  How could such
> thing happen on the internet, I wonder.. ;)
> The other "main" category of people who dis Tox are people who do have
> (some?) knowledge, but criticize it for not using "already existing
> protocols", without actually looking into Tox further.  So, yeah,
> totally an informed opinion..
> As for negativity in discussions / posts – I have yet to hear proper
> critique of Tox coming from a person with actual knowledge who did
> their homework.
> On a side note, you might be interested in watching some
> thought-inducing stuff[1]. Whole thing is good to watch. Not that I'm
> suggesting anything, just pointing out bigger picture :)
> [1]: https://github.com/qTox/qtox-irc-logs
> [2]:
> http://video.fosdem.org/2014/Janson/Sunday/NSA_operation_ORCHESTRA_Annual_Status_Report.webm

David Zerubbabel

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