[tor-dev] Optimistic SOCKS Data

Tom Ritter tom at ritter.vg
Sun Jun 30 12:30:11 UTC 2019

I'll add that a cypherpunk has been testing a very simple patch
implementing this behavior for a few months and not seen adverse
effects: https://trac.torproject.org/projects/tor/attachment/ticket/5915/tor-optimistic-data.patch
(Although I propose to not include the error page component.)


On Sat, 22 Jun 2019 at 00:50, Tom Ritter <tom at ritter.vg> wrote:
> The attached is a draft proposal for allowing tor to lie to an
> application about the SOCKS connection enabling it to send data
> optimistically.
> It's going to need some fleshing out in ways I am not familiar with,
> but I wanted to get something out to start as we think that this is
> probably the best path forward for bringing back Tor Browser's
> optimistic SOCKS behavior.
> -tom

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