[tor-dev] Walking Onions status update: week 2 notes
nickm at freehaven.net
Fri Mar 20 13:01:37 UTC 2020
On Wed, Mar 18, 2020 at 11:21 AM teor <teor at riseup.net> wrote:
> Hi Nick,
> > On 14 Mar 2020, at 14:44, teor <teor at riseup.net> wrote:
> >> * As I work, I'm identifying other issues in tor that stand in
> >> the way of a good efficient walking onion implementation that
> >> will require other follow-up work. This week I ran into a
> >> need for non-TAP-based v2 hidden services, and a need for a
> >> more efficient family encoding. I'm keeping track of these
> >> in my outline file.
> Here's another issue you might want to consider:
> Currently, new relays get in the consensus as soon as:
> * they post their descriptors, and
> * a majority of authorities can contact their ORPorts.
> That means clients and relays waste a whole bunch of bandwidth
> downloading consensus info and descriptors for relays with very
> low weights.
> Instead, we could have two documents:
Thanks for this! This dovetails nicely with some of the voting design
work I'm up to right now.
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