[tor-talk] HTTP CGI and Tor Hidden Services?

TerryZ at Safe-mail.net TerryZ at Safe-mail.net
Thu Sep 11 02:34:49 UTC 2014

Okay, that's what I assumed, just wanted some feedback to be sure. I apologize for the inconvenience caused by posting to both mailinglist. 

-------- Original Message --------
From: Mirimir <mirimir at riseup.net> 
Apparently from: tor-talk-bounces at lists.torproject.org
To: tor-talk at lists.torproject.org
Subject: Re: [tor-talk] HTTP CGI and Tor Hidden Services?
Date: Wed, 10 Sep 2014 16:44:30 -0600

> On 09/10/2014 03:07 PM, Moritz Bartl wrote:
> > Hi,
> > 
> > We're not machines, and this is not a commercial product where you can
> > expect immediate support, sorry. It is quite unfriendly to crosspost
> > questions to other mailinglists of the project.
> > 
> > On 09/10/2014 03:47 PM, TerryZ at Safe-mail.net wrote:
> >> I'd like to know if HTTP CGI forms and CGI server side programs
> >> on a hidden service work the same over Tor as over regular the
> >> internet.
> > 
> > Tor simply acts as a transport for TCP packets from source to
> > destination. You can run anything that consumes and produces TCP packets
> > on the hidden service side, so, yes, CGIs will work just fine.
> Latency is relatively high for hidden services, so it's best to minimize
> server-client conversation.
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