[RC5] Email warnings about old clients

Minor, Thomas thomas.minor at materna.de
Thu Dec 16 12:00:46 EST 1999

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Todd A. Jacobs [mailto:taj at cyber-wizard.com]
> Sent: Wednesday, December 15, 1999 2:34 AM
> To: rc5 at lists.distributed.net
> Subject: [RC5] Email warnings about old clients

> If Distributed.Net starts emailing me about clients over 
> which I no longer
> have any control, all such emails will inevitably find their way to
> /dev/null. This would be a tremendous waste of bandwidth.

Yes, I also agree to that point.
But how about a little reminder in the logfiles ?
It's surely not that bandwidth comsuming to transmit
the version number of the up to date client when
a client connects to the master server or pproxy.

Ok, the clients prior to this feature would not be
informed about new client version but we'd have a nice feature.


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