[tor-dev] . tor-roster's geo diversity badge and self-ref relays

teor teor2345 at gmail.com
Sun Sep 13 20:09:36 UTC 2015

> On 13 Sep 2015, at 18:18, Sean Saito <saitosean at ymail.com> wrote:
> >"No Self-Referencing Relays"
> >I'm not sure what exactly you mean by that but I assume it is a MyFamily
> >config where a relay includes his own fingerprint. Why does that hurt?
> >The unnecessary descriptor space/bw?
> This is something Virgil wanted because he thought self-connections were ugly.  If the
> penalizing of self-connections is found to be uglier than the self-connections themselves, we're
> both fine with removing it.

Can this be downgraded to an informational message? (or eliminated entirely?)

Penalties can be quite discouraging, particularly for minor configuration variants.


Tim Wilson-Brown (teor)

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