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RE: controller GETINFO ns/id/fingerprint "s" record

> On Wed, May 21, 2008 at 09:21:20PM -0400, BarkerJr wrote:
> > > What is the criteria for getting listed as an "Exit" node 
> in the "s" 
> > > record for the controller interface's GETINFO /ns/id/fingerprint?
> > 
> > You need to have two of these three ports wide open: 80, 443, 6667. 
> > No, I don't think it's fair that you have to open 
> unencrypted ports to 
> > be given the Exit badge.  But, yes, it's just a badge, and 
> people will 
> > still use your exit even if you don't have the badge.
> In particular, it's used to try to predict which nodes will 
> have most of their bandwidth used in being an exit, in order 
> to avoid using up their bandwidth with relay traffic.  See 
> path-spec.txt.
> yrs,
> -- 
> Nick

Thanks.  Anybody know the answer to my other question I posted yesterday?
"where does the data originate from when the controller GETINFO command is
used?  Does it just grab data out of the cached* files on disk?  Or poll one
of the directory authorities?  Or something else?"