[tor-dev] prop224: What should we do with torrc options?

teor teor2345 at gmail.com
Wed Nov 23 21:10:06 UTC 2016

> On 24 Nov. 2016, at 06:09, Jesse V <kernelcorn at torproject.org> wrote:
> On 11/23/2016 09:39 AM, David Goulet wrote:
>> I agree with you on the fact that ADD_ONION is nice and also crucial to hidden
>> service as well. That will be addressed with the control port implementation
>> of next generation. It's still an undecided part of the engineering work which
>> is how we are going to proceed with it. Do we change the current
>> events/commands to support both v2 and v3? Do we make new events/commands for
>> v3? ... (#20699)
> I suggest that we create new commands for v3. This will allow us to
> officially deprecate the old APIs and its more intuitive for developers
> since the distinction is clearer.

It also makes it easier to maintain backwards compatibility.

> This is also a golden opportunity to
> change "HiddenServiceX" to "OnionServiceX" if we want to officially
> transition the lingo.

Yes, that's the plan.
(We made the single onion service options start with HiddenService so
we could change them all at once.)


Tim Wilson-Brown (teor)

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