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by Broken_Haiku
2003-07-13 06:28
Forum: Protocol Alley
Topic: $ClientVersion <version>|
Replies: 70
Views: 18155

Thank you Sandos, a very good reply! More of this kind of input, please! sarf: Oh yes, bandwidth. I forgot how MUCH bandwidth a clientversion would take ;o). And as for just checking the extendedprotocol that does not provide enough info. As for the usability of this protocol it seems the debate has...
by Broken_Haiku
2003-07-12 07:31
Forum: Protocol Alley
Topic: $ClientVersion <version>|
Replies: 70
Views: 18155

There has always been a ping-pong game between security and it being hacked, it's _still_ no meaning to give up. Here's two bits of opinion anyhow, and it's a quote from an online friend actually: "To implement this little silly $ClientID is a matter of 5 lines of code. And it will save traffic and ...
by Broken_Haiku
2003-07-11 11:52
Forum: Protocol Alley
Topic: $ClientVersion <version>|
Replies: 70
Views: 18155

Let's sum things up: - This thread is about the suggested protocol extension 'ClientVersion <version>', so lets for now, forget any proprietary totally new protocol. - The why of the extension has been stated, as I understand it: 1) To avoid easy cheating. 2) Lessen the load on the hub 3) Make the '...
by Broken_Haiku
2003-07-11 06:13
Forum: Protocol Alley
Topic: $ClientVersion <version>|
Replies: 70
Views: 18155

I'm...not sure what is really going on here. I've read your bickering back and forth and you're not gaining much headway are you? Here's a few things that I found just utterly stupid: cologic: "Ugh, please not another fucking protocol extension to appease meddling ops." Were I an argue-interpretor I...