[tor-dev] Proposal: Controller events to better understand connection/circuit usage

Damian Johnson atagar at torproject.org
Tue Feb 12 15:54:05 UTC 2013

> AppWard and ExitWard indicate the direction of cell flow through the
> circuit. Previous cell events aggregated statistics for both directions and
> therefore did not capture information which I believe may be important.
> These are much more informative than N and P. Do you have suggestions for
> improving this further?

Ahhh, gotcha. Personally I'd go for 'inbound' and 'outbound' since
they better connotate directionality. AppWard and ExitWard sound
weird, but they make sense now too and would be fine if CELL_STATS got
a quick description saying what they mean.

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