Timing of banner

Bob Rasmussen ras at anzio.com
Sat Jul 2 01:10:22 EST 2011

A user at a Windows PC uses our SSH client software (Anzio) to access a 
Linux sshd. User would like the banner from the server to display BEFORE 
entering a login name.

According to the SSH spec, this should be allowed. But the OpenSSH source 
seems to have specifically prevented this. Is there a good reason for 

....Bob Rasmussen,   President,   Rasmussen Software, Inc.

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