[tor-dev] Bandwidth Weighted Node selection algorithm
dahal.saurav at gmail.com
Fri Aug 29 02:50:36 UTC 2014
If a client wants to select a node having Guard+Exit flag, for the entry
position, then will it multiply the consensus bandweight of that node with
WG or Wgg or Wgd?
On Fri, Aug 29, 2014 at 7:12 AM, Mike Perry <mikeperry at torproject.org>
> saurav dahal:
> > Hello,
> > In the paper,
> > "Zhen Ling; Junzhou Luo; Wei Yu; Ming Yang; Xinwen Fu, "Extensive
> > and large-scale empirical evaluation of tor bridge discovery," *INFOCOM,
> > 2012 Proceedings IEEE* , vol., no., pp.2381,2389, 25-30 March 2012",
> > the author has mentioned about Bandwidth Weighted Node selection
> > He has mentioned about bandwidth weights WG and WE, responsible for node
> > selection.
> > But in the Tor directory protocol version 3, there is no such mention of
> > these weights but rather there are other weights such as Wgg, Wee, etc.
> > Can anybody please elaborate on this?
> See 3.8.3 of dir-spec.txt and 2.2 of path-spec.txt:
> Most probably the WG and WE shorthand was to refer to all Wg* and We*
> weights (ie Wgg and Wgd, and Wed and Wee).
> Mike Perry
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