[Bitcoin-development] Peer Discovery and Overlay
tier.nolan at gmail.com
Tue Dec 24 10:47:26 UTC 2013
On Tue, Dec 24, 2013 at 8:52 AM, Jeremy Spilman <jeremy at taplink.co> wrote:
> Are there any past instances of applications hijacking or interfacing with
> the exiting p2p messages, or abusing 'getaddr' functionality? Are there
> any guidelines on this, or should there be?
There was a BIP by Stefan Thomas for adding custom services to the
protocol. Discovery would be helpful here too. If this was added, it
wouldn't be intended for use in a hostile way though.
This one was the custom services BIP. It defines a change to the version
message and also custom sub-commands.
This one discusses how network discovery should be handles.
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