Commit 034426a6 authored by juga  's avatar juga
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doc: rephrase and add generator scaling part

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[![Build Status](https://travis-ci.org/torproject/sbws.svg?branch=master)](https://travis-ci.org/https://travis-ci.org/torproject/sbws)
Simple Bandwidth Scanner (called `sbws`) is a Tor bandwidth scanner that
produces bandwidth measurements files to be used by Directory Authorities.
produces bandwidth files to be used by Directory Authorities.
The scanner builds two hop circuits consisting of the relay being measured and
a fast exit. Over these circuits it measures bandwidth.
a fast exit. Over these circuits it measures bandwidth and store the results.
The generator read the measurement results, scales them using torflow's
scaling method and creates the bandwidth file.
**WARNING**: This software is intended to be run by researchers using a test
Tor network, such as chutney or shadow, or by the Tor bandwidth authorities
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