[or-cvs] r8746: Add comments on questions in control-spec.txt (in tor/trunk: . doc)

nickm at seul.org nickm at seul.org
Wed Oct 18 14:08:41 UTC 2006

Author: nickm
Date: 2006-10-18 10:08:40 -0400 (Wed, 18 Oct 2006)
New Revision: 8746

 r9075 at totoro:  nickm | 2006-10-18 10:08:30 -0400
 Add comments on questions in control-spec.txt

Property changes on: tor/trunk
 svk:merge ticket from /tor/trunk [r9075] on 96637b51-b116-0410-a10e-9941ebb49b64

Modified: tor/trunk/doc/control-spec.txt
--- tor/trunk/doc/control-spec.txt	2006-10-18 04:33:58 UTC (rev 8745)
+++ tor/trunk/doc/control-spec.txt	2006-10-18 14:08:40 UTC (rev 8746)
@@ -466,12 +466,21 @@
       any current problems with Tor's operation.
       [The answers should include notice events, not just warns and
       errs, for example so Tor can learn whether any circuits have been
-      established yet.]
+      established yet.-RD]
+        [notice, warn, and errs need to be separated here, though.
+        Otherwise, when we add a new status event type in the future,
+        controllers won't know whether it's good or bad. -NM]
       [Does this mean that Tor must keep state on its side of all the
       statuses it's sent, and recognize when they're cancelled out,
       and so on? It's a shame that Tor needs to do this and also Vidalia
-      needs to do this.]
+      needs to do this. -RD]
+        [Is there a good alternative? If we want controllers who connect
+        to a running Tor to see its status, I think we need to do this. -NM]
+      [What is the format of this list? Is it space-separated,
+      newline-separated?  Does it include keywords, arguments, etc?  Also,
+      what about STATUS_GENERAL? -NM]
      C: GETINFO version desc/name/moria1

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