[or-cvs] note that TLS connections can be closed.

Nick Mathewson nickm at seul.org
Fri Jul 8 15:42:06 UTC 2005

Update of /home/or/cvsroot/tor/doc
In directory moria:/tmp/cvs-serv20545/doc

Modified Files:
Log Message:
note that TLS connections can be closed.

Index: tor-spec.txt
RCS file: /home/or/cvsroot/tor/doc/tor-spec.txt,v
retrieving revision 1.89
retrieving revision 1.90
diff -u -d -r1.89 -r1.90
--- tor-spec.txt	24 Jun 2005 23:44:13 -0000	1.89
+++ tor-spec.txt	8 Jul 2005 15:42:03 -0000	1.90
@@ -95,16 +95,14 @@
    of TLS records MUST NOT leak information about the type or contents
    of the cells.
-   OR-to-OR connections are never deliberately closed.  When an OR
-   starts or receives a new directory, it tries to open new
-   connections to any OR it is not already connected to.
-[not true, unused OR conns close after 5 mins too -RD]
-   OR-to-OP connections are not permanent. An OP should close a
+   TLS connections are not permanent. An OP or an OR may close a
    connection to an OR if there are no circuits running over the
    connection, and an amount of time (KeepalivePeriod, defaults to 5
    minutes) has passed.
+   (As an exception, directory servers may try to stay connected to all of
+   the ORs.)
 3. Cell Packet format
    The basic unit of communication for onion routers and onion

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