forge.mysql.com is shutdown the protocol documentation found a new/old home at:
It documents the early days of
MySQL 3.20 as seen in:
up to the features added MySQL 5.6.x:
For the old versions it was somewhat interesting to find sources and binaries to test against as the MySQL launchpad repository only goes back until 3.23.22-beta which was
2000-07-31. I could find sources dating back to
1997-10-27) which is the base-version for the protocol docs.
Now you know why I blogged about
Enjoy the internals of the current MySQL Protocol docs.