[bittorrent] Use of reserved bits in bt handshake
justin at street-vision.com
Thu Jul 21 10:36:00 EDT 2005
On 21 Jul 2005, at 15:28, Bill Cox wrote:
> I think default behavior is not to do anything different, if you don't
> know what the bits mean. Bram is probably using the bit to indicate
> trackerless support, or something like that.
Oh so you think I shouldnt fail if I dont support them, just send
back all zeros and it is the responsibility on the other side to
decide what to do. I guess that works. The spec omits to mention such
> The problem I always had with these bits is that there's no forum for
> negotiating what they mean in any standard way. I simply posted
> that I
> was using the last bit, and no one complained or replied.
Well Bram seems to have chosen that bit too, you had better pick
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