[Bitcoin-development] Anyone still using SOCKS4?

Drak drak at zikula.org
Fri Jul 4 07:28:26 UTC 2014


*watches the tumble weed blow by*

I think it's pretty safe to remove it...


On 4 July 2014 08:15, Wladimir <laanwj at gmail.com> wrote:

> On Wed, Jun 11, 2014 at 5:39 PM, Wladimir <laanwj at gmail.com> wrote:
>
> > If no one screams fire, we plan on removing support for it in the next
> > major release, for two reasons:
> >
> > - It would remove some crufty, hardly tested code paths
> >
> > - SOCKS5 offers better privacy as it allows DNS redirection
>
> Another one:
>
> - SOCKS5 supports IPv6
>
> Last call...
>
> Wladimir
>
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