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

Jeremy Rand biolizard89 at gmail.com
Fri Feb 24 21:57:32 UTC 2012

Not correct; Namecoin supports mapping names to Tor hidden services, as 
well as I2P and Freenet sites.  Obviously you need to use a Namecoin 
implementation that's a proxy instead of a DNS server, but that's not a 
big deal (nmcsocks already implements this).

On 2/24/2012 3:22 PM, Andreas Krey wrote:
> On Fri, 24 Feb 2012 17:47:30 +0000, Eugen Leitl wrote:
> ...
>> What's wrong with a P2P name resolution? E.g. namecoin?
> Everything. :-) Primarily the fact that namecoin provides
> name->ipaddr mapping, and the whole point of *.onion is
> that the service addressed ist *not* identified by an
> IP address.
> Andreas

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