[Nut-upsuser] ISE review of I-D: deprecate command VER?

Matus UHLAR - fantomas uhlar at fantomas.sk
Mon Mar 21 09:52:41 GMT 2022

On 20.03.22 16:02, Roger Price wrote:
>I received the following comment from the Independent Submissions Editor (ISE):
> The command VER is hazardous because it encourages exploiting of
> implementation peculiarities that are not well documented in a
> protocol.  The best example of such a failure is the browser version
> field in HTTP.  A complete disaster.  You should warn against use of
> this command, or even better, deprecate it.
>I was not aware of the disaster in the browser version field, but I 
>will warn against use of VER, and deprecate it, if you agree.

Isn't this designed for announcing protocol version for compatibility?

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