[tor-talk] Does obfsproxy make any sense for relays

Robert Ransom rransom.8774 at gmail.com
Wed Feb 29 19:35:03 UTC 2012

On 2012-02-29, MacLemon <tor at maclemon.at> wrote:
> On 29.02.2012, at 18:34, Roger Dingledine wrote:
>>> Would it hurt to implement obfsproxy into a relay?
>> Somebody needs to sit down and solve
>> https://trac.torproject.org/projects/tor/ticket/1776
>> first
> May I draw the following conclusion from that or have I fallen for a
> misunderstanding?
> Implementing obfsproxy as instructed here
> https://www.torproject.org/projects/obfsproxy-instructions.html.en
> but not setting "BridgeRelay 1" does actually make sense to potentially help
> people reach tor? (Given the way Iran currently handles tor traffic.)
> This is what I meant with “implementation”. I guess it was bad wording on my
> part (since I’m not native english speaking). I did net actually mean to
> incorporate obfsproxy functionality into the tor binary (at the moment).

It was bad wording, but we both knew what you had to have meant.

Robert Ransom

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