[tor-talk] Let's make Onion Addresses Meaningful To Humans

Eugen Leitl eugen at leitl.org
Fri Feb 24 16:47:30 UTC 2012

On Fri, Feb 24, 2012 at 04:10:48PM +0000, Robert Ransom wrote:
> On 2012-02-24, Andreas Krey <a.krey at gmx.de> wrote:
> > Which node interprets the .onion names to hashes, anyway?
> Tor clients themselves interpret hidden service hostnames, so every
> Tor client would need to include every dictionary.  (Dictionaries
> couldn't be kept in an optional extra package, because clients which
> do not have a particular dictionary would be easily distinguishable
> from those which do have it.)

What's wrong with a P2P name resolution? E.g. namecoin?

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