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Changes between Version 28 and Version 29 of NetworkProtocol


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07/26/14 10:22:07 (6 years ago)
Author:
Antoine Martin
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  • NetworkProtocol

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    11= Network Protocol =
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    35{{{#!div class="box"
    46== Introduction ==
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    6 This page documents the types of messages that the client and server can exchange.
    7 For the actual network connection see [/wiki/Network] and for the encoding and compression of the messages see [/wiki/PacketEncoding].
     8This page documents the types of messages that the client and server can exchange. It may not always be up to date, the best reference remains the actual code.
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     10See also:
     11* [/wiki/PacketEncoding] for the encoding and compression of these messages
     12* [/wiki/Network] for the actual network connection
     13}}}
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     15{{{#!div class="box"
     16== Overview ==
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    918The most important packet is the first one sent, the {{{hello}}} packet, since it contains "capabilities" which determines what packets and features are supported by the other end. In a lot of cases, a client or server which does not implement all the features ''should'' disable the capability rather than ignoring the corresponding packets.