[Bitcoin-development] Feedback requested: "reject" p2p message

Warren Togami Jr. wtogami at gmail.com
Tue Oct 29 08:55:59 UTC 2013


How about rejection codes to notify you that you have been rate limited?

Warren


On Mon, Oct 28, 2013 at 7:37 PM, Gavin Andresen <gavinandresen at gmail.com>wrote:

>
> Thanks for the feedback, everybody, gist updated:
>   https://gist.github.com/gavinandresen/7079034
>
> Categories are:
>
> 0x01-0x0f Protocol syntax errors0x10-0x1f Protocol semantic errors0x40-0x4fServer
> policy rule
> <https://gist.github.com/gavinandresen/7079034#rejection-codes-common-to-all-message-types>
>
> RE: why not a varint:  because we're never ever going to run out of reject
> codes.  Eight are defined right now, if we ever defined eight more I'd be
> surprised.
>
> RE: why not use HTTP codes directly: because we'd be fitting round pegs
> into square holes.
>
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