[tor-dev] Proposal: Adding x-namespace to relay descriptor for key:value pairs
jacob at appelbaum.net
Wed Sep 30 10:54:16 UTC 2015
On 9/30/15, Virgil Griffith <i at virgil.gr> wrote:
> Filename: ExtraRelayDescriptorFields.txt
> Title: Adding x-namespace to relay descriptor for key:value pairs
> Author: Virgil Griffith
> Created: 2015-09-30
> Status: Open
> 1. Motivation
> We wish to allow developers to build new applications atop relays. Towards
> this end, we wish to add the ability for users to specify arbitrary new
> key-value entries under the "X-" namespace to the router descriptor .
> The canonical applications for this are adding a bitcoin donation address
> and networking of tor2web nodes.
> 2. Proposal
> Allow optional key-value lines in the relay's torrc file. These lines will
> be mirrored in the relay's descriptor which is then published in the
> directory consensus.
Do you mean in extra info area?
All the best,
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