[Bitcoin-development] NODE_EXT_SERVICES and advertising related services

Wladimir laanwj at gmail.com
Fri Aug 8 12:34:32 UTC 2014

On Fri, Aug 8, 2014 at 2:11 PM, Mike Hearn <mike at plan99.net> wrote:
> Maybe, that feels like it could be overkill though. Probably just something
> like
> ./bitcoind -servicecookie=<long random string> -allowextservices=

I don't like conflating the external and internal interface. The
interface to the outside and the interface to the inside should be

I'd be OK with such an idea if bitcoind listens on a separate port for
connections from plugins, a port that cannot be used for normal P2P
traffic. This could also be a UNIX socket instead of a TCP port.


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