Opened 2 years ago

Last modified 6 months ago

#22826 assigned enhancement

Write a spec for unsanitised bridge descriptor formats

Reported by: isis Owned by:
Priority: Low Milestone: Tor: unspecified
Component: Core Tor/Tor Version:
Severity: Normal Keywords: tor-spec, tor-docs, tor-bridges, tor-bridgeauth, tor-directory-protocol
Cc: isis Actual Points:
Parent ID: Points: 2
Reviewer: Sponsor:

Description (last modified by isis)

The only places this is documented is ​in BridgeDB's docs and a bit ​in Stem's docs.

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Change History (10)

comment:1 in reply to:  description Changed 2 years ago by isis

Description: modified (diff)

comment:2 Changed 2 years ago by atagar

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comment:3 Changed 2 years ago by isis

Description: modified (diff)
Keywords: tor-spec added
Points: 2

comment:4 Changed 2 years ago by atagar

Hi Isis, thought it was a mistake but evidently not citing the CollecTor specification is intentional. Maybe I'm misunderstanding this ticket?

comment:5 in reply to:  4 Changed 2 years ago by isis

Replying to atagar:

Hi Isis, thought it was a mistake but evidently not citing the CollecTor specification is intentional. Maybe I'm misunderstanding this ticket?


Yep, no worries, it was intentional! The ticket for formalising the CollecTor documentation and putting that into torspec is #22827. (This one is about the format of the unsanitised bridge descriptors, before they make it into CollecTor.)

comment:6 Changed 2 years ago by isis

Owner: set to isis
Status: newassigned

I guess this is probably my job to do at some point, but if someone else is very excited about it, I'm happy to help them get the descriptors for the public/default Tor Browser bridges so they can see what they look like and specify them in dir-spec.txt.

comment:7 Changed 2 years ago by karsten

isis: Sounds great to me. I also included some thoughts on such a dir-spec patch in this comment on #22207. Would you want to write the patch, and I do a first review before it goes to nickm or whoever else reviews/merges torspec patches?

comment:8 in reply to:  7 Changed 2 years ago by isis

Replying to karsten:

isis: Sounds great to me. I also included some thoughts on such a dir-spec patch in this comment on #22207. Would you want to write the patch, and I do a first review before it goes to nickm or whoever else reviews/merges torspec patches?


Sounds great! Thanks for offering to review!

comment:9 Changed 2 years ago by karsten

FWIW, we finished the specification of sanitized bridge descriptors and put it up here.

comment:10 Changed 6 months ago by gaba

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