[tor-relays] New DNS related fields in the ContactInfo Sharing Specification

teor teor2345 at gmail.com
Thu May 31 16:31:50 UTC 2018

On 31 May 2018, at 04:29, nusenu <nusenu-lists at riseup.net> wrote:

>> nusenu:
>>> Due to this last sentence I'm not sure if you want to convey
>>> availability (only xx% of resources are available to tor) or usage
>>> (tor uses only xx% of the resources it has available)?
>> The latter - Tor uses only xx% of the resources it has available. It
>> might help by knowing where capacity is available for extra services
>> if and when required by the Tor Project. Just Saying.
> since contactInfo is rather static/long term and the used resources can
> change very quickly I don't think it is a good fit to put into the ContactInfo
> but I added the RelayBandwidthRate setting consideration to the uplinkbw field.

RelayBandwidthRate is already included in relay descriptors as bandwidth-avg:

Although strictly that field is:

bandwidth-avg = min(BandwidthRate, RelayBandwidthRate, MaxAdvertisedBandwidth)

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