What packet modes do we support?

Eric S. Raymond esr at thyrsus.com
Tue Jan 9 03:44:58 UTC 2018

Hal Murray <hmurray at megapathdsl.net>:
> esr at thyrsus.com said:
> > I don't know.  My from-the-code-out view does not make me confident that I
> > know what the consequences of *not* processing mode 1 are. 
> If somebody else said:
>   peer <your-server>
> It would stop working.
> It's probably reasonably easy to process them.  Just treat them like mode 3 
> until the end where it is packging up the reply, they say mode 2 rather than 
> mode 4.  The real question is does that do the right thing.  I think so, but 
> I'll need to study the code some more and/or setup a test case.

Go to it.  You have better domain knowledge for this than I do.
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