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Re: Tor exit nodes by country

On Wed, Jan 12, 2005 at 05:50:43PM -0600, Mike Perry wrote:
> Not to look a gift horse in the mouth (and this is pretty awesome),
> but what might also be neat is a query option for hidden service
> Introduction Points, so you could query the db for nodes that you can
> use for your HiddenServiceNodes option, and have it sort by bandwidth
> and uptime. This might help recent issues with poor performance of
> hidden services (or it might not.. I don't know enough about the
> network to know why hidden service performance is poor lately, I just
> know that it is..) 
> Perhaps future versions of Tor could automatically try to connect to
> such low-load, high uptime introduction points, and eliminate the
> HiddenServiceNodes option entirely?

The HiddenServiceNodes config option is not intended to be needed
by everyday people. It's more a novelty/testing option. Tor should
automatically pick appropriate intro points and make everything work.

It will do this, uhm, soon. :)