[tor-talk] Does the new Weather support bridges?

Sebastian G. <bastik.tor> bastik.tor at googlemail.com
Mon Mar 17 18:17:59 UTC 2014

17.03.2014 07:16, Karsten Loesing:
> On 15/03/14 18:05, Sebastian G. <bastik.tor> wrote:
>> Hello,
>> the current weather (https://weather.torproject.org/) does not work for
>> bridges.
>> Does the new weather support bridges? (In other words: "Do you plan to
>> add support for bridges?")
>> Since Onionoo provides data about bridges and Globe lets you look (not
>> "search" for them to put them into your torrc) for bridges I don't see
>> why it would be a bad idea.
>> It would be nice to get notified if bridges stop running, when they
>> shouldn't.
> Sure, including bridges in the "router down" notifications would be
> possible, and shouldn't even be difficult.  Want to open a ticket for this?

Done, https://trac.torproject.org/projects/tor/ticket/11227#ticket

> What would not be possible is sending welcome messages to bridge
> operators, because Onionoo doesn't have bridge operator contact lines.
> That means we'd have to announce the Weather service to bridge operators
> somehow.

I did not know that Onionoo does not know the contact lines. I knew that
they are contained in the descriptors.

A mail to the relay list should be a good start for those that operate
bridges up to the point where this gets announced. I'm not sure how to
reach new bridge operators.

>> BTW: top-middle.png is served as
>> "http://weather.torproject.org/top-middle.png" which breaks https
>> (Browser should warn). I'm not sure why this is the case as it is
>> available over https. Should I open a ticket? (probably only if someone
>> can reproduce it, TBB gives no padlock)
> Want to open a ticket if you can reproduce this?

Done, https://trac.torproject.org/projects/tor/ticket/11228#ticket

I can reproduce it, the question was if others would be able to do so.

>> BTW2: The trademark link on weather
>> (https://www.torproject.org/trademark-faq.html.en) gives a 404.
> Can you open a ticket for this, too?

Done, https://trac.torproject.org/projects/tor/ticket/11229#ticket

> Thanks!

Thank you.

> All the best,

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