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Re: EclipseCon France talk


Hi guys,

Thanks for the feedback.

Here is the proposal :

And you can retweet this to attract interest, and hopefully have the
talk selected :)


2014-04-12 16:55 GMT+02:00 Thibaud Antignac <launchpad@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>:
> Hello,
> This is my first message to the list. I am interested in Syncany for a while
> but never took the opportunity to take part to the discussions on the ML so
> far.
> The abstract seems very promising for the presentation :) Though I am not an
> expert in Syncany, here are some proposals, mainly typo oriented (please
> note English is not my mother tongue). I +1 to the suggestion of Philipp
> about making a less sensational title which could be difficult to justify if
> an attendee asks questions about it (how to be sure it's actually NSA
> proof?).
> ________________________________
> Title: Syncany, a secure open-source file sync tool: concepts, architecture
> and work in progress
> File syncing services are great (especially Dropbox and their cross-platform
> clients), but they all come with a major flaw: these services (and who knows
> who else) can read your data.
> Syncany is an open-source Java application aiming at synchronizing files
> between various devices using any dumb and/or untrusted storage facility
> (S3, WebDAV, FTP, …) by using encryption and authentication to secure your
> data.
> It supports various advanced features like deduplication and compression to
> save space and versioning to keep track of the various versions of your
> files in an efficient way.
> You can regard it as an encrypted, binary-oriented, and simplified Git: no
> active central facility is needed, and all the complexity — put in the
> client logic — is hidden from the user.
> This talk is for people interested by the concepts and the architecture of
> this software:
> - cryptographic concepts, repository files structure and format;
> - syncing concepts and data model (chunked structure, metadata, and
> versioning);
> - work in progress, roadmap, more ideas?
> - growing community, join and participate!
> ________________________________
> By the way, it's very good some people take time to spread the word about
> Syncany :)
> Best,
> --
> Thibaud Antignac
> On 12 Apr 2014, at 12:53, Philipp Heckel wrote:
> Hi Mathieu,
> sounds really good. The only thing I would have done is to make the title a
> little less lurid/sensational -- especially the NSA part.
> How about this?
> "Title: Syncany, a secure open-source file sync tool : concepts,
> architecture and work in progress"
> Best
> Philipp
> --
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