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Re: [tor-talk] Tor is released

On Fri, 19 Mar 2021 19:07:38 +0100
Markus Reichelt <ml@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:

> * Nick Mathewson <nickm@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> > There's a new alpha Tor release!  Because it's an alpha, you should
> > only run it if you're ready to find more bugs than usual, and
> > report them on gitlab.torproject.org.
> it isnt mentioned in the changelog, but this is rather important:
> Mar 19 18:57:00.911 [warn] Onion services version 2 are obsolete. Please see https://blog.torproject.org/v2-deprecation-timeline for more details and for instructions on how to transition to version 3.
> tor refuses to start if 
> HiddenServiceVersion 2
> is present in torrc.


Let me belatedly share my joy of getting http://version6savanize.onion/, just
as this starts to go away :)

V3 names don't have a mathematical chance of getting legible, so there needs
to be some kind of decentralized DNS for them.

Not planning to run a V3 service once V2 gets shut down.

With respect,
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