Uptime Sanity Checking

Peter Palfrader peter at palfrader.org
Thu Mar 8 22:50:44 UTC 2007

On Thu, 08 Mar 2007, Damon Liwanu Mc Coy wrote:

>    We propose that uptime be capped at two months.
>    Currently there are approximetly 50 nodes with this
>    amount of uptime, and the average uptime is around 9
>    days. This cap would prevent these 50 nodes from
>    being displaced by an attacker.

Could you please explain to me what the point of this change is?
Especially in the light that - to my understanding - Tor only ever uses
the median of the uptime values, never the average.  Assuming my
understanding is correct this would effectively be a non-op, isn't that

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