[Bitcoin-development] Proposed new P2P command and response: getcmds, cmdlist

Andy Parkins andyparkins at gmail.com
Sat Jun 16 08:17:39 UTC 2012

On Saturday 16 Jun 2012 02:34:53 Amir Taaki wrote:
> Introspection/command discovery is nice, but I would prefer it to be
> immediately done in the first version exchange so no assumptions as to
> how a network is operating need to be made.

That would need a change of the current version message.  So why not make 
the change be simply: one of the service bits indicates that "getcmds" is 

Then the version message doesn't need any on-the-wire change.


Dr Andy Parkins
andyparkins at gmail.com

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