[tor-dev] Proposal 187: Reserve a cell type to allow client authorization
arma at mit.edu
Tue Oct 25 23:19:03 UTC 2011
On Wed, Oct 19, 2011 at 08:08:12PM -0400, Nick Mathewson wrote:
> We reserve a new variable-length cell type, "AUTHORIZE."
> We specify that any number of PADDING or VPADDING or AUTHORIZE
> cells may be sent by the client before it sends a VERSIONS cell.
> Servers that do not require client authorization MUST ignore such
> cells, except to include them when calculating the HMAC that will
> appear in the CLOG part of a client's AUTHENTICATE cell.
> We still specify that clients SHOULD send VERSIONS as their first
> cell; only in some future version of Tor will an AUTHORIZE cell be sent
Sounds good to me. Feel free.
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