> > > Here is a patch that will print out (in interactive mode only) a 
> > > warning message if a newer client connects to an older 
> major numbered server.
> > 
> > Why only older?  It's even less likely to work if the 
> server is newer.
> > 
> > (I don't agree with the premise to begin with...)
> 
> OK, this new patch prints a warning on any major version 
> mismatch, newer or older.

I would suggest showing both the client and server versions that
mismatched. If you're in a scenario with several versions on the same
machine of both client and server (hosting scenario, I'd imagine), that
would certainly help. 

//Magnus

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