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Theme fund: NGI Assure
Start: 2022-10
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Winden/Magic Wormhole dilation

Improving Magic-Wormhole by implementing dilation and multiple file support for the web

Winden is an open-source web app built on the Magic-Wormhole protocol, which allows two devices to connect and exchange data without requiring identity information. We are building Winden to make file-transfers for the web secure and private. With Winden, we are giving users control over their data without them needing to trust us. This project adds support for reconnection (referred to as the ‘Dilation’ protocol) and multiple file-transfers into both Winden and wormhole-william, the Go implementation of Magic-Wormhole used by Winden and other projects. Magic-Wormhole file-transfers require both parties to be online at the same time. Dilation allows for reconnection and changing networks during a transfer. This reduces the risks of connection interruptions during these synchronous transfers. Multiple file support is a much sought after need for transferring data, which requires Dilation (and Dilation’s sub-channels).

Run by Least Authority TFA GmbH

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This project was funded through the NGI Assure Fund, a fund established by NLnet with financial support from the European Commission's Next Generation Internet programme, under the aegis of DG Communications Networks, Content and Technology under grant agreement No 957073.