[tor-dev] Proposal 214: Allow 4-byte circuit IDs in a new link protocol

Tim Wilde twilde at gmail.com
Sat Nov 10 16:50:17 UTC 2012

On Tue, Nov 6, 2012 at 9:36 PM, Nick Mathewson <nickm at freehaven.net> wrote:

> 2.1. Better allocation of circuitID space
>    In the current Tor design, circuit ID allocation is determined by
>    whose RSA public key has the lower modulus.  How ridiculous!
>    Instead, I propose that when the version 4 link protocol is in use,
>    the connection initiator use the low half of the circuit ID space,
>    and the responder use the low half of the circuit ID space.

Shouldn't this say "the responder use the high half of the circuit ID

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