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nonspyware protocols? Anonymous 2021-07-16T10:50:27Z No. M7EG3PY2 [Report]

the web and email are spyware by default, http has mandatory useragent and smtp has a shitton of unencryptable metadata are there any decent alternative protocols to them? >gopher it is nice, but i want something more rich, able to be filled with colored text and animated gifs >gemini seems okay, but obligatory tls is pure retardation, what if i intend to run it as an onion service? >serving postscript files over ftp is this a thing? sounds alright in my head, if a bit autistic idk of any alternatives to email, what i have in mind is something that allows you receive long messages and download them to your machine to store them long term (file transfer support not necessary) maybe an ftp server that only lets people upload .txt files? (when i say ftp i don't mean vanilla ftp, it can be sftp/ftps too)

Anonymous 2021-07-16T19:10:12Z No. fg-BIXF13B8 [Report] >>QD5TUNQW

>>M7EG3PY2 (OP) you could probably implement something using 9P and send the text files as encrypted messages. it'd probably be cool if someone came up with something like email but using 9P and Activitypub. but yea i mean i don't think there's any real alternative to email or https other than what you're suggesting. maybe xmpp, even if xml sucks it could be more secure than email with omemo

Anonymous 2021-07-16T20:26:43Z No. QD5TUNQW [Report] >>KSOYEMOZ

>>fg-BIXF13B8 i really need to take to time to study plan9, it is full of so much based software

Anonymous 2021-07-18T06:40:17Z No. PY6909WF [Report]

> http has mandatory useragent No it doesn't. You can go without. Some sites don't like that.

Anonymous 2021-07-21T03:17:56Z No. VRB76MRF [Report] >>BATGNQZL

>>M7EG3PY2 (OP) >mandatory useragent let's not forget the mandatory referer

Anonymous 2021-07-22T05:01:47Z No. KFE9GBV8 [Report] >>0N55W6W7

https://httpwg.org/specs/rfc7231.html (Hypertext Transfer Protocol (HTTP/1.1): Semantics and Content) > A user agent SHOULD send a User-Agent field in each request unless specifically configured not to do so. Pretty sure the referer header isn't required either. HTTP/2 RFC for reference: https://httpwg.org/specs/rfc7540.html

Anonymous 2021-07-22T14:44:29Z No. 0N55W6W7 [Report] >>LXZC6JDC

>>KFE9GBV8 maybe not literally mandatory, but since everyone else sends it you'd better send as well or be easily recognizable the problem is not even it being mandatory, but that the protocol has espionage designed into it, optional or not

Anonymous 2021-07-29T04:02:47Z No. BATGNQZL [Report]

>>VRB76MRF The Referer header is not mandatory either? Most servers won't do anything if you don't send it.

Anonymous 2021-07-29T04:04:06Z No. 5ZMNAL2W [Report] >>LN81L7OL

>>M7EG3PY2 (OP) > obligatory tls is pure retardation, what if i intend to run it as an onion service? Forgive my ignorance, but why does TLS make it harder to run something as an onion service?

Anonymous 2021-08-03T19:22:52Z No. BT1JD3FY [Report] >>LXZC6JDC

>>M7EG3PY2 (OP) >http has mandatory useragent that sucks and all but why not just delete the string in browser config?

Anonymous 2021-08-04T00:40:23Z No. LN81L7OL [Report] >>H0RFOV8H

>>5ZMNAL2W TLS certificates requires the signature of the TLS mafia or most browsers will complain the certificate is invalid (the connection is still encrypted, if you choose to ignore this). But the problem is that .onion is not a "real" TLD, so there are no authorities capable of giving you a proper certificate (I think I have heard of one that does, but haven't bothered to look into it, see next point). And there is the fact that onion routing gives you automatic encryption, because when connecting to an onion service your connection is entirely within the tor network, so that's literal end-to-end encryption, making TLS redundant. >Forgive my ignorance That's alright, fedifellow.

Anonymous 2021-08-04T05:47:10Z No. LXZC6JDC [Report] >>SQ9VE61V

>>0N55W6W7 see >>BT1JD3FY a server that wants to keep track of users would find a visitor that sends an empty useragent string to be quite out of the ordinary the mere presence of useragent and referer fields in the protocol facilitates surveillance, http was a mistake

Anonymous 2021-08-04T05:47:59Z No. SQ9VE61V [Report]

>>LXZC6JDC oops i swapped the references

Anonymous 2021-08-04T20:54:33Z No. H0RFOV8H [Report]

>>LN81L7OL you don't need signed cert for gemini, also gemini isn't understood by _web_ browsers

Anonymous 2021-08-04T20:58:55Z No. KSOYEMOZ [Report] >>fg-F8QZSKA6

>>QD5TUNQW >full of based software Is it though? I still haven't seen any compelling use case for P9. Its cool but its just wankery at the end of the day.

Anonymous 2021-08-19T18:22:14Z No. fg-XB8NR5O8 [Report]

>>M7EG3PY2 (OP) >serving postscript files over ftp Is there any way to make PostScript documents interactive? More specifically, can you make a clickable link in PostScript?

Anonymous 2021-08-20T22:54:41Z No. fg-F8QZSKA6 [Report] >>fg-WR48M5YJ

>>KSOYEMOZ >is it though? the entire thing is made out of based. simple window system, networks are files, all processes use a simple, portable protocol. you can make a telnet client in 10 lines of shellscript. setting up networks and servers is piss easy and they're even easier to maintain. obviously its crawling though since its only like 10 actively people working on it at maximum for free, but its really nice and most things will work

Anonymous 2021-09-02T12:57:58Z No. R9ZP07NW [Report] >>VCMSUERR >>fg-WR48M5YJ

>plan 9 >mouse based interface into the trash it goes

Anonymous 2021-09-02T18:10:26Z No. VCMSUERR [Report]

>>R9ZP07NW thats it, thats it! keep tabbing! almost there! ah- you shot too far~ shift tab..

Anonymous 2021-09-03T00:33:43Z No. fg-WR48M5YJ [Report]

>>R9ZP07NW >if (system.usesMouse) > return TRASH an npc like you would never understand the glory that is plan9's mouse usage like >>fg-F8QZSKA6 said, even the mouse interface of made of raw basedium

Anonymous 2021-09-19T00:52:12Z No. 4CWPTSJ4 [Report]

>>M7EG3PY2 (OP) Session is an alternative to email/whatsapp that tries not to leak Metadata everywhere https://getsession.org

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