141: exit policy summary
nickm at freehaven.net
Tue Aug 12 16:35:44 UTC 2008
On Tue, Aug 12, 2008 at 01:00:53AM +0200, Peter Palfrader wrote:
> On Mon, 11 Aug 2008, Peter Palfrader wrote:
> > An exit policy summary will be included in votes and consensus as a
> > new line attached to each exit node. A lack of policy should indicate
> > a non-exit policy. The line will have the format
> > "p" <space> "accept"|"reject" <portlist>
> > where portlist is a comma seperated list of single port numbers or
> > portranges (e.g. "22,80-88,1024-6000,6667"). Whether the summary
> > shows the list of accepted ports or the list of rejected ports depends
> > on which list is shorter (has less elements). In case of ties we
> s/less elements/a shorter string representation/
> > choose the list of accepted ports.
I wonder if we shouldn't cap the length in order to keep people from
playing silly games to DOS the directory system with the likes of
> I'd still go for "shorter string representation", even if only because
> it usually is nicer to read to the human.
I agree; the added logic isn't terribly difficult to do.
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