[bittorrent] unforking

Kenneth Porter shiva at sewingwitch.com
Thu Mar 24 12:46:47 EST 2005


--On Thursday, March 24, 2005 12:17 PM -0500 "David P. Mott" 
<dpmott at sep.com> wrote:

> 1.  Agree that there's a new message, called CAPABILITIES.  It has a
>      response.

Looking at the section on the peer handshake, it looks like the peer ID is 
the only place where one could put something to identify whether a new 
version of the protocol is supported without dropping the connection. It 
doesn't look like any implementations use "CA" as a prefix so that could 
indicate support for a capabilities command.



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