News #50

Ahoy Bertizen! 🏴‍☠️

Today is newsletter #50! Yeah, fifty. 😮 It’s a perfect opportunity to tell you how much we sincerely think we have a great community. Thanks for everything. We really appreciate it. 🧡

Some news from the team: The French government has announced a progressive end to the lockdown. Starting tomorrow, we can travel up to 20km (12.5miles) for our baguettes, as long as it takes less than three hours to get back home. (Baguette would probably be stale at that point, anyway. 😉) Shops will reopen, too. If all goes well, we’ll be able to spend the holidays with our family.

Masks on. Fingers crossed. 🤞😷

We wish our US friends a Happy Thanksgiving (and tolerable black friday). 🦃🍁

Take care!

🚀 Open Source

Highlights from the last two weeks:

  • Improve stability
    • team brainstorm on things we can do to improve stability
    • improve monitoring and alerts of production services
    • configure mem-limit and auto service restart to prevent mem-leak issues
    • add more logging and investigate if rdvp, replication and bots are working as expected
  • Enable account and QR code backup and import
  • Finish testflight config (legal docs) for open-beta
  • Finish integrating the attachment features to support privacy-friendly p2p avatars
  • Future-proof sharing links
  • Start linking Gomobile-IPFS with Berty
  • Various fixes based on beta testers’ feedback
  • Add a GroupMonitor component to display a conversation debug dump (P2P state, syncing state, etc)
  • Bootstrap the new push notification server
  • Implement gRPC endpoints to manage accounts to add multi-account/import-export features from various apps
  • Continue porting v1’s generic BLE driver to the current codebase
  • Implement an OmniSearch command to search just about anything (peer ID, pubsub topic, account, etc)

🗣️ Community

Translating

You can help us by translating the Berty app + website. It will be much appreciated! 🧡

👉 http://translate.berty.community/

Good First Issue & Help Wanted

If you want to help us, we have two labels on GitHub to let you know where we need you: Good First Issue & Help Wanted . You will have our eternal gratitude and maybe some stickers if you wish. Just saying 😏

📚 Blogpost

👉 How To Encrypt Your Life in 10min!

💌 Mentions

🎉 Meet the Berty Crew

Until further notice, we are canceling all in-person events at public venues – but we’re coming soon to a screen near you! 🚧🚧

  • Paris P2P #12 (online): @Jorropo from Berty will give a talk called IPFS from A to Y

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