[tor-dev] Proposal: Optimistic Data for Tor: Client Side

Fabian Keil freebsd-listen at fabiankeil.de
Sat Sep 24 08:53:16 UTC 2011

Ian Goldberg <iang at cs.uwaterloo.ca> wrote:

> Anyway, here's the client-side sibling proposal to the
> already-implemented 174.  It cuts down time-to-first-byte for HTTP
> requests by 25 to 50 percent, so long as your SOCKS client (e.g.
> webfetch, polipo, etc.) is patched to support it.  (With that kind of
> speedup, I think it's worth it.)

After patching my client to support this (for most requests)
I'd be interested to know how much this actually improves things
in the real world.

Does anyone already have a script that reads a Tor log file
and generates statistics that answer this question?

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