[tor-dev] Future Onion Addresses and Human Factors
alecm at fb.com
Mon Aug 10 02:03:38 UTC 2015
> I wonder if a better way forward is to focus on tools (e.g., a petname
> system in Tor Browser) to automate dealing with onion addresses rather
> than making them easier to deal with for humans.
I worked on implementing the X.500 Directory Project which had similar goals for e-mail addresses. That experience convinced me of the need for simplicity and accessibility at all levels, unless you want to port the entire stack to TorPetSpace and watch the code rot.
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