[tor-dev] [RFC] Directory structure of prop224 onion services

Ivan Markin twim at riseup.net
Mon Jan 30 23:02:33 UTC 2017

On Tue, Jan 31, 2017 at 09:02:35AM +1100, teor wrote:
> How does an application tell the difference between a v2 and v3
> directory?
> What's the supported method, that we will continue to support in
> future, regardless of key or algorithm changes?

I guess by looking at the address and checking its validity and/or
looking at the vesion field in v3 (see recent discussion on onion
address encoding). So if there will be crypto changes there will be
version field changes as well.

Ivan Makrin

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