[tor-dev] Error-Correcting Onions with Bech32

Alec Muffett alec.muffett at gmail.com
Sun Dec 31 13:04:06 UTC 2017

On 31 Dec 2017 12:22, "teor" <teor2345 at gmail.com> wrote:

Are you aware that there's already a checksum in v3 onion
service addresses?

No I was not*, that's great!

"The onion address of a hidden service includes its identity public key,

   version field and a basic checksum."

It would be great to get the human interface elements to leverage this;
perhaps overall we are premature in trying to solve the presumed HCI issues
of long onions?

- a

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