Some simple changes to the tor architecture I believe may greatly improve it

Dave Page grimoire at
Mon May 15 21:22:35 UTC 2006

On Mon, May 15, 2006 at 05:13:00PM -0400, Nick Mathewson wrote:

> > 3. Make all nodes into exit nodes.

> It's true that we need more exit capacity, but many people aren't
> willing to run exit nodes.  We can use 2 Mb/s of middleman capacity
> for every 1 Mb/s of exit capacity -- why disallow people from
> providing it?

Out of interest, do we have any statistics on the ratio (in terms of
bandwidth or nodes) of middleman nodes to exit nodes?

Dave Page <grimoire at>
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