[tor-bugs] #32846 [Core Tor/Tor]: Tor Manual: Alphabetize Client Options

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#32846: Tor Manual: Alphabetize Client Options
 Reporter:  swati                                |          Owner:  (none)
     Type:  project                              |         Status:
                                                 |  merge_ready
 Priority:  Medium                               |      Milestone:
Component:  Core Tor/Tor                         |        Version:
 Severity:  Normal                               |     Resolution:
 Keywords:  documentation, tor-client, manpage,  |  Actual Points:
  gsod, extra-review                             |
Parent ID:  #4310                                |         Points:
 Reviewer:  catalyst, teor                       |        Sponsor:

Comment (by teor):

 Replying to [comment:11 catalyst]:
 > Replying to [comment:10 teor]:
 > > Here are some useful things that I think would help people read the
 > >   * CircuitPadding splits the circuit timeout option group. If we're
 going to put it out of order anyway, maybe we should put it with
 > I agree, except with moving CircuitPadding.  As a slightly more "top-
 level" option, leaving it in alphabetic order might be better.  Maybe we
 should make a new ticket for moving the timeout options in a new

 This is now #32928.

 > > Here are things we could fix now, but we could also do the fix in
 another ticket, possibly by creating a new subsection:
 > > * StrictNodes and GeoIPExcludeUnknown might logically belong after
 > > * All the *Nodes options (including the HS*Nodes) options, would make
 sense together
 > > * This is a big change, so it probably needs another ticket
 > >
 > > If we create a section for the *Nodes options, we could mark them as
 advanced options. They're all options that might compromise anonymity, by
 changing how tor behaves.
 > I agree; let's make a new ticket for these.

 This is now #32929.

Ticket URL: <https://trac.torproject.org/projects/tor/ticket/32846#comment:12>
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