Proposal 158 revised: Microdescriptors again

Sebastian Hahn hahn.seb at
Sat Jun 6 00:37:22 UTC 2009

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On Jun 6, 2009, at 2:33 AM, Sebastian Hahn wrote:

> On May 16, 2009, at 6:46 AM, Nick Mathewson wrote:
>> As long promised, I've revised Roger's January proposal on
>> microdescriptors.  Here's the latest version.  It incorporates (I
>> hope) our discussions on the topic, plus suggestions based on  
>> proposal
>> 162.
>> [snip]
>> (We use base64 for size and for consistency with the consensus
>> format. We use -s instead of +s to separate these items, since
> this sentence's end is not
> what is it trying to
> I thought about issues when we add/remove more than one authority  
> before all operators had a chance to upgrade or upgrade again (in  
> case of removal), but couldn't come up with an actually bad  
> situation. But this led to the realization that the work flow  
> described just talks about one authority getting added/removed at a  
> time, I think the situation with more than one change can quickly  
> get complex (and it's easy to imagine that with 15 authorities, some  
> operators will be on vacation for a month, for example). The  
> proposal could maybe be clearer on how those cases should be handled  
> by the operators.
> Sebastian

erm. this is when you write feedback in one document and then copy it  
into e-mails. Sorry... that last paragraph was for 165. I probably  
wanted to hide the fact that I didn't have any other things.




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