client bug in and a new bad exit: exoassist

Scott Bennett bennett at
Wed Feb 3 07:22:10 UTC 2010

     On Tue, 2 Feb 2010 22:47:46 -0500 grarpamp <grarpamp at>
>> When trying to fetch a web page from, I was surprised to
>> get an error page back from someplace in Australia,
>That site is in Australia. And considering that that url is down right
>now, and that they're fronting it with squid, who knows what all's
>pooched on their end. Before declaring exo hosed, try it when they're
>back up and by using mapaddress instead.

     That would prove nothing.  It would merely hide the problem.  The
problem is visible when the destination is down.  exoassist is indeed
a bad exit.  It should be flagged as such, but still is *not* flagged.

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