[Bitcoin-development] NODE_EXT_SERVICES and advertising related services

Wladimir laanwj at gmail.com
Fri Aug 8 10:15:29 UTC 2014

On Fri, Aug 8, 2014 at 12:01 PM, Mike Hearn <mike at plan99.net> wrote:
>> He wants to use it to advertise services that are not part of the P2P
>> protocol itself, but run on a different port. Reserving services bits
>> for those is not acceptable.
> Why not? Does the port matter much?

Yes. The services bits are for advertising services on the P2P
network. That's not open for discussion.


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