[tor-relays] Help With Autoupdating Tor Software

teor teor2345 at gmail.com
Wed May 2 09:33:52 UTC 2018

> On 2 May 2018, at 19:20, Iain Learmonth <irl at torproject.org> wrote:
>> On 02/05/18 09:50, teor wrote:
>> Being in the consensus is called "Running", but what it actually means is
>> that a majority of directory authorities found your relay reachable.
>> So perhaps we could use:
>> * uptime for the amount of time since the tor process started
>> * reachable time for the amount of time the relay has been online and
>>  available to clients
> I will raise this issue at the next Metrics team meeting on Thursday.
> I'm not sure how many clients we would break if we rename the uptime
> documents, but maybe it's the right thing to do in the long run.

I think you should prioritise renaming things in relay search and the
metrics website.

Renaming backends isn't as high a priority: updating the specification
is much cheaper, and it achieves a similar outcome.


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