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Re: exit node back to user

On Sun, Mar 04, 2007 at 12:41:02PM -0500, Paul Syverson wrote:
> On Sun, Mar 04, 2007 at 11:25:30AM -0500, Geoffrey Goodell wrote:
> > 
> > In particular, in Tor, the traffic flowing from the exit node to the
> > user has always used the same circuit as the traffic flowing from the
> > user to the exit node.  Note that this is somewhat different from the
> > first-cut onion router design.
> > 
> As the person who did that design I would have to say, err no, that's
> not true. It's always been designed for communication over a single
> bidirectional circuit. There have been some alternative things
> discussed that I won't raise here. But, except where raising possible
> alternatives, the design documents and publications for all three
> generations have described circuits and flows as having this
> structure.

I stand corrected.

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