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Re: Getting more servers

what kind of servers specifically. The reason I ask is to clarify,
would more middle man type servers help? or would they only help to a
point, after which we would just need more exit servers?  (I use the
word just much to lightly in that sentence)


On 12/16/05, Roger Dingledine <arma@xxxxxxx> wrote:
> On Thu, Dec 15, 2005 at 11:23:03PM -0800, ADB wrote:
> > ARe more dir only servers needed?
> I believe the answer to this is no. Directory fetches are already
> a small percentage of the overall Tor traffic, and the directory
> changes we're making in 0.1.1.x make things even more lightweight
> (clients download individual server descriptors when new ones are
> available, rather than downloading them all en masse periodically --
> see http://tor.eff.org/cvs/tor/doc/dir-spec.txt for more details, though
> alas it looks like it needs updating).
> To handle more load, the real answer it to attract and keep more fast
> and reliable servers.
> --Roger