[tor-dev] Shortcomings of the pluggable transports specification?

David Fifield david at bamsoftware.com
Thu Jun 20 16:53:57 UTC 2019

On Wed, Jun 12, 2019 at 04:41:34PM -0700, Philipp Winter wrote:
> We are working on improving Tor's pluggable transports specification:
> <https://spec.torproject.org/pt-spec>
> The goal is to make the spec useful to more people and fix issues that
> have accumulated over the years.  For more context, have a look at the
> following ticket, which we use to coordinate this effort:
> <https://bugs.torproject.org/29285>
> Before changing the spec, we need to understand its shortcomings and
> what issues implementers have run into.  For those of you who have
> experience with the spec -- either Tor's version 1.0 or version 2.1
> maintained by pluggabletransports.info -- please let us know:
> * What version of the PT specification and what library implementation
>   (if any) are you using?
> * What has your experience been with the PT specification?
> * How would you improve the specification?

There are a couple of threads from 2017 relating to the development of
the 2.0 spec, which have some detailed comments.

Pluggable Transports 2.0 Specification, Draft 2

Pluggable Transports 2.0 Specification, Draft 3

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