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

ckomlo at thoughtworks.com ckomlo at thoughtworks.com
Fri Nov 25 01:14:55 UTC 2016


> 2) It also means we create an option that will get deprecated once v2 is
>    phased out so we are adding a "temporary" option for users to "keep
>    creating v2 addresses" but then will be useless and we'll deprecate and get
>    a whole lot confusing if for instance v4 or v5 happens in the next years
>    for X reasons (unlikely but not impossible).

It could be useful to have a standard transition/upgrade path when
releasing new versions after v3. If we know that in the future we will
have v4, v5, etc, we could design a more general process so users know
what to expect, can plan for future releases, etc.

All best,

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