[tor-dev] Proposal 274: A Name System API for Tor Onion Services

George Kadianakis desnacked at riseup.net
Wed Jan 18 08:31:55 UTC 2017

grarpamp <grarpamp at gmail.com> writes:

> Always wondered how naming is relevant,
> for example, IPv6 with OnionCat as a deterministic
> form of naming. So now we propose a 'naming' layer.
> Which should not also support IPv6 addressing?
> Is not IPv6, subsequent to the 80bit scheme,
> merely a name on top of onions? ie: If we develop
> a 'naming' layer, can we not develop an IPv6 layer?

What do you mean by "develop an IPv6 layer"?

A naming layer would provide human-memorable names; IPv6 addresses are
not supposed to be human memorable.

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