[tor-dev] [draft] Proposal 220: Migrate server identity keys to Ed25519
Sebastian G. <bastik.tor>
bastik.tor at googlemail.com
Tue Aug 13 18:54:57 UTC 2013
13.08.2013 Nick Mathewson:
> 6. Naming nodes in the interface
> Anywhere in the interface that takes an $identity should be able to
> take an ECC identity too. ECC identities are case-sensitive base64
> encodings of Ed25519 identity keys. You can use $ to indicate them as
> well; we distinguish RSA identity digests length.
> When we need to indicate an Ed25519 identity key in an hostname
> format (as in a .exit address), we use the lowercased version of the
> name, and perform a case-insensitive match. (This loses us one bit
> per byte of name,
Did you plan to use a closing bracket or is something missing?
> Nodes must not list Ed25519 identities in their family lines; clients
> and authorities must not honor them there.
Why not including them in their family lines? Clients and Authorities
still can ignore them.
> Clients shouldn't accept .exit addresses with Ed25519 names on SOCKS
> or DNS ports by default, even when AllowDotExit is set.
Do you suggest a new torrc option or extending AllowDotExit, with 2?
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