[tor-project] Onion sites vs onion services vs hidden services

Sebastian Hahn mail at sebastianhahn.net
Wed May 4 09:19:47 UTC 2016

> On 04 May 2016, at 11:02, Roger Dingledine <arma at mit.edu> wrote:
>> That said, we are still very inconsistent about how we use these terms
>> in many other places.
> Agreed. I had an idea to do the terminology switchover on the Tor website
> just before the 32c3 onion services talk, and then announce it there.
> I didn't get enough momentum to do it then, but I'm still a fan.

It seemed like the consensus was to conicide the release of new
onion service scheme with the naming change. I think that's a good
idea. Anything that says hidden service will refer to the thing
we have now, onion services are the more secure thing that we'll
have then.

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