IPV6 address support on exit nodes

Bjoern A. Zeeb bzeeb-lists at lists.zabbadoz.net
Thu Feb 10 08:54:09 UTC 2011

On Wed, 9 Feb 2011, coderman wrote:

> On Wed, Feb 9, 2011 at 3:08 AM, Bjoern A. Zeeb
> <bzeeb-lists at lists.zabbadoz.net> wrote:
>> ...
>> When it comes to AAAA lookups and what to do, I'd do whatever the
>> resovler on the host does. I talked to ayourtch last weekend.  Some
>> people have plans to implement draft-wing-v6ops-happy-eyeballs-ipv6
>> but I think we'll still see adjustments to the draft.
> it would be nice to "pass the buck" for resolver behavior to host,
> however, this exposes partitioning and functional difficulties. Tor
> must be consistent and resilient in its resolver behavior.
> the happy eyeballs approach is aggressive but effective. downside is
> roughly twice the circuit creation per stream on average than the
> current case.

why would that be given the router (exit node) would do the resolving
on behalf of the proxy and initiate multiple connects.  That should be
transparent to the proxy and OR network, shouldn't it?


Bjoern A. Zeeb                                 You have to have visions!
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