version number

Tom Phoenix tom.phoenix at
Sun May 22 07:13:28 PDT 2005

> Look how shitty it worked out for SSH:  everybody advertises 1.9999
> to mean that they can do both 1.0 and 2.0.   Lame.

Shouldn't all parties involved in a transaction give a protocol
version number, then use the protocol available in the lowest of the
supplied numbers? If you can do version 17, but I only have support
for version 11, then we fall back to the version 11 protocol.

--Tom Phoenix

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