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Re: [tor-talk] circpathbias.c : Your Guard vs The Guard

> latest code base I see the string "Your Guard" recurring.
> Does this string actually refer to a Guard the user is responsible for
> operating and maintaining?

No, the "user" ie client doesn't "operate and maintain" any
type of node or guard by default.

> Or does it refer to the guard the Tor client
> is connecting to on its first hop in the circuit?


> perhaps the string
> ought to read "The Guard" instead of "Your Guard".

Many projects prefer bad strings perpetuate
legacy than fix them for future.

You'll have to wait other replies or open ticket to find out which.
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