[tor-dev] Proposal 236, Single-guard designs, and directory guards

Roger Dingledine arma at mit.edu
Thu Jun 5 23:26:50 UTC 2014

On Thu, Jun 05, 2014 at 01:26:09PM -0400, Nick Mathewson wrote:
>   It would break an assumption in our current directory
> model, and breaking assumptions like that (that directories are
> allowed to not know things) make me a bit nervous.

I wonder if that ship already sailed when we moved to the directory guards
design -- if directories are allowed to not know things, but you pick
only a few and ask only them, then they'd best know everything you need.


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