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March 28, 2012, 09:16:08 PM

Full Explanation of why we are now using user-agents:

TL;DR explanation: Previously, we have used the protocol version field to keep track of what version of the Bitcoin Client people were using. This is a simple integer. This is bad because all other Bitcoin implementations would have to stick to the Satoshi-client's version number even if the protocol didn't change. There also was previously no way of finding out what client people were using. BIP 14 solves this.


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