[tor-dev] Proposal 257: Refactoring authorities and taking parts offline

Tim Wilson-Brown - teor teor2345 at gmail.com
Tue Oct 27 20:08:33 UTC 2015

> On 28 Oct 2015, at 04:38, Nick Mathewson <nickm at torproject.org> wrote:
>     * Authorities serve as a location for distributing consensus
>       documents, descriptors, extrainfo documents, and
>       microdescriptors...
>          * To directory mirrors. (BW?, PUB?, LOC?)
>          * To clients that do not yet know a directory mirror. (BW!!, PUB)

The FallbackDirectory feature in #15775 will reduce authority bandwidth requirements if it is merged, as a list of high-uptime, stable mirrors will be consulted before, or simultaneously with (#4483, prop #210) the authorities.


Tim Wilson-Brown (teor)

teor2345 at gmail dot com
PGP 968F094B

teor at blah dot im
OTR CAD08081 9755866D 89E2A06F E3558B7F B5A9D14F

-------------- next part --------------
An HTML attachment was scrubbed...
URL: <http://lists.torproject.org/pipermail/tor-dev/attachments/20151028/d0dfacfd/attachment.html>
-------------- next part --------------
A non-text attachment was scrubbed...
Name: signature.asc
Type: application/pgp-signature
Size: 842 bytes
Desc: Message signed with OpenPGP using GPGMail
URL: <http://lists.torproject.org/pipermail/tor-dev/attachments/20151028/d0dfacfd/attachment.sig>

More information about the tor-dev mailing list