[Pharo-dev] [ANNOUNCE] ParrotTalk release/design change considerations

Stephane Ducasse stepharo.self at gmail.com
Tue Oct 24 12:52:16 EDT 2017

Hi henry

thanks for this announce. Can you tell where such protocols are used?


On Tue, Oct 24, 2017 at 6:33 PM, henry <henry at callistohouse.club> wrote:
> Hi all,
> I am happy to announce the release of version 3.5 of ParrotTalk, for Squeak
> and Pharo, found here:
> http://www.squeaksource.com/Cryptography/ParrotTalk-zzz.2.mcz
> It follows this specification:
> https://github.com/ZiroZimbarra/callistohouse/blob/master/docs/ParrotTalkFrameDesign-3.5.pdf
> One item of note, in version 3.5, the system connecting to a server, sending
> the IWant msg, must know the vatId of the system being connected to. I am
> considering changing this to version 3.6 by removing one round-trip in
> messaging. Therefore, these messages would be combined: IWant/GiveInfo,
> IAm/ReplyInfo. I will keep ProtocolOffered and ProtocolAccepted to allow
> eLindaSession to support both versions: 3.5 and 3.6.
> Thoughts please?
> - HH

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