Joshua Hill, otherwise known in the jailbreak community as p0sixninja, has announced this morning via his Twitter feed that OpenJailbreak.org will soon be opening to the public. The project was first outed by iFans in late June, and intends to bring an open source jailbreak repository lead by a team of jailbreak developers headed by Hill himself.
We will be opening up http://t.co/eseQIWNytN to the public soon. Waiting for the custom theme, and cleaning up and preparing code first.
— Joshua Hill (@p0sixninja) July 22, 2013
In June, Hill had this to say regarding what exactly he wants OpenJailbreak to be:
Essentially it’s going to be a repository of open source jailbreak components that I created over the years. So much of my code has been hacked up and incorporated into other projects, it’s becoming very fragmented. There’s no central repository to maintain all this code, to allow other developers to submit patches or help layout a roadmap for what new features and abilities will be added in the future.
Renowned graphic designer Thientam Bach (Surenix) is currently working on developing the website for the repository, and today’s tweet suggests that this design work is likely almost finished. While this project may not have been as exciting as many expected, the true benefits (if any) of OpenJailbreak are yet to be seen.