[tor-talk] "Hidden Services" vs "Onion services"

Virgil Griffith i at virgil.gr
Thu Nov 13 05:48:09 UTC 2014

Onion sites sounds nice to me too.  But we might have to change the
name to from tor2web to onion2web.


On Wed, Nov 12, 2014 at 9:32 PM, Seth David Schoen <schoen at eff.org> wrote:
> Nathan Freitas writes:
>> On Wed, Nov 12, 2014, at 11:38 PM, Virgil Griffith wrote:
>> > I'll start trying "onion service" and just see if it catches on.
>> Since these things are mostly used for websites, why not call them
>> "onion sites" or "onionsites"?
>> Typical users don't talk about web services, they talk about web sites
>> or pages. Perhaps they say "online service" but that usually means an
>> ISP or something larger than just a site, imo.
>> "Turn your website into an onionsite"
>> "Access the onionsite in the same way you access a website"
> It could be technically consistent to say both "hidden services" and
> "onion sites" -- you could say that onion sites are web sites that are
> served as hidden services.
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