Reference client for Bitmessage: a P2P encrypted decentralised communication protocol:
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Peter Šurda 0cc8589b27
Asyncore updates
- should prevent the same object being re-requested indefinitely
- locking for object tracking
- move SSL-specific error handling to TLSDispatcher
- observe maximum connection limit when accepting a new connection
- stack depth test (for debugging purposes)
- separate download thread
- connection pool init moved to main thread
7 years ago
build Compiletest for non-Windows systems 7 years ago
desktop Update pybitmessage.desktop with more search friendly GenericName 7 years ago
dev Missing import 7 years ago
man Packaging for multiple distros 11 years ago
packages PyInstaller spec file updates 7 years ago
src Asyncore updates 7 years ago
.gitignore Total cleanup and simple script installation 7 years ago
COPYING Copyright year updates 8 years ago Fixed markdown. 7 years ago
LICENSE Copyright year updates 8 years ago Total cleanup and simple script installation 7 years ago Made references capitalised 9 years ago
configure Packaging for multiple distros 11 years ago Made it possible to use installed umsgpack 7 years ago


Bitmessage is a P2P communications protocol used to send encrypted messages to another person or to many subscribers. It is decentralized and trustless, meaning that you need-not inherently trust any entities like root certificate authorities. It uses strong authentication, which means that the sender of a message cannot be spoofed, and it aims to hide "non-content" data, like the sender and receiver of messages, from passive eavesdroppers like those running warrantless wiretapping programs.


Bitmessage is a collaborative project. You are welcome to submit pull requests although if you plan to put a non-trivial amount of work into coding new features, it is recommended that you first solicit feedback on the DevTalk pseudo-mailing list: BM-2D9QKN4teYRvoq2fyzpiftPh9WP9qggtzh