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[or-cvs] r10736: Fix typos and clarify points in dir-spec. Patch from Karsten (in tor/trunk: . doc/spec)
Date: 2007-07-05 10:49:57 -0400 (Thu, 05 Jul 2007)
New Revision: 10736
r13451@kushana: nickm | 2007-06-20 09:43:26 -0400
Fix typos and clarify points in dir-spec. Patch from Karsten.
Property changes on: tor/trunk
svk:merge ticket from /tor/trunk [r13451] on c95137ef-5f19-0410-b913-86e773d04f59
--- tor/trunk/doc/spec/dir-spec.txt 2007-07-05 14:49:27 UTC (rev 10735)
+++ tor/trunk/doc/spec/dir-spec.txt 2007-07-05 14:49:57 UTC (rev 10736)
@@ -39,7 +39,7 @@
that served signed "directory" documents containing a list of signed
"router descriptors", along with short summary of the status of each
router. Thus, clients could get up-to-date information on the state of
- the network automatically, and be certain that they list they were getting
+ the network automatically, and be certain that the list they were getting
was attested by a trusted directory authority.
Later versions (0.0.8) added directory caches, which download
@@ -95,9 +95,10 @@
* A great deal of bandwidth used to transmit router descriptors was
- used by two fields that are not actually used by Tor routers. We
- save about 60% by moving them into a separate document that most
- clients do not fetch or use.
+ used by two fields that are not actually used by Tor routers
+ (namely read-history and write-history). We save about 60% by
+ moving them into a separate document that most clients do not
+ fetch or use.
* It was possible under certain perverse circumstances for clients
to download an unusual set of network status documents, thus
@@ -203,7 +204,7 @@
following lightweight extensible information format.
The highest level object is a Document, which consists of one or more
- Items. Every Item begins with a KeywordLine, followed by one or more
+ Items. Every Item begins with a KeywordLine, followed by zero or more
Objects. A KeywordLine begins with a Keyword, optionally followed by
whitespace and more non-newline characters, and ends with a newline. A
Keyword is a sequence of one or more characters in the set [A-Za-z0-9-].
@@ -979,7 +980,7 @@
The signatures at the end of a consensus document are sorted in
ascending order by identity digest.
-3.4. Detached signatures
+3.5. Detached signatures
Assuming full connectivity, every authority should compute and sign the
same consensus directory in each period. Therefore, it isn't necessary to