Sent: Mon, 30 Dec 2013 18:14:04 +0000
Subject: Re: [tor-relays] Tor Weather getting T-shirt email. ProblemI've run several middle relays for over a year but they keep getting knocked down due to circuit creation storms (on RPIs) or powercuts or updates or some other issue. Yes uptime is important, but 100% is not practical for most relay operators. Also, if you want a shirt so badly, donate to Tor! In fact, I just realised I do want a shirt!TomOn 30 December 2013 11:48, Random Tor Node Operator <tor@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
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I agree with that point, because currently, relay operators have the
On 12/28/2013 01:26 AM, I wrote:
> I think two months is a bit short to be rewarded with a t-shirt
> from donated resources.
> It makes more sense to extend the time but include the total time
> running ignoring minor disruptions.
incentive to not update to the latest Tor version whenever a new
version is released, in order to keep the consecutive uptime high.
That is probably not in the best interest of Tor.
Maybe Tor Weather could look at the flags instead of the consecutive
uptime instead. For example, you typically don't lose your Guard or
Stable flag due to a reboot.
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>> : i noticed a problem with tor weather. I should have recieved a
>> email : -Uptime is nearly 100%,
>> Tor weather needs some updating, however it continues to email
>> plenty of relay operators. The reason you didn't get an email is
>> tor weather didn't see your relay matching the uptime
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