Re: [bitcoin-dev] Schnorr signatures BIP

2018-09-21 Thread Russell O'Connor via bitcoin-dev
It would be helpful to add the intermediate 'e' values computed to the first four test vectors. On Fri, Jul 6, 2018 at 2:08 PM, Pieter Wuille via bitcoin-dev < bitcoin-dev@lists.linuxfoundation.org> wrote: > Hello everyone, > > Here is a proposed BIP for 64-byte elliptic curve Schnorr

[bitcoin-dev] SLIP-0039: Shamir's Secret-Sharing for Mnemonic Codes

2018-09-21 Thread Andrew Kozlik via bitcoin-dev
Hello everyone, We are currently writing a new specification for splitting BIP-32 master seeds into multiple mnemonics using Shamir's secret sharing scheme. We would be interested in getting your feedback with regard to the high-level design of the new spec:

[bitcoin-dev] Proposal to replace full blockchain with recent history plus UTXO Set

2018-09-21 Thread Dave Scotese via bitcoin-dev
I've been working on an idea that relieves full nodes of storing the entire blockchain. Open source software generally relies on the fact that "enough" people agree that it's secure. Bitcoin software works that way too. So if you understand enough to see that a UTXO set is valid at a certain block

Re: [bitcoin-dev] [bitcoin-core-dev] Bitcoin Core update notice

2018-09-21 Thread gb via bitcoin-dev
If the bugfix can be backported to earlier versions why is the hype/hysteria about "everybody" must immediately upgrade to 0.16.3 currently being spread on the forums/reddit? https://bitcointalk.org/index.php?topic=5034070.0

Re: [bitcoin-dev] SLIP-0039: Shamir's Secret-Sharing for Mnemonic Codes

2018-09-21 Thread vizeet srivastava via bitcoin-dev
I see one benefit which i am looking for. I may not need to use all public keys in p2sh script instead i can use p2pkh and retrieve funds by using threshold number of keys..so in case i loose a public key along with private key i still may have other public key private key pairs to retrieve. For

Re: [bitcoin-dev] [bitcoin-core-dev] Bitcoin Core update notice

2018-09-21 Thread Andrew Chow via bitcoin-dev
The backported versions have not been released yet. They are still going through the gitian build process. 0.16.3 was the first one to be released so that is the one that everyone is being recommended to upgrade to. Regardless, you should upgrade to a patched version, whether that is 0.14.3,

Re: [bitcoin-dev] SLIP-0039: Shamir's Secret-Sharing for Mnemonic Codes

2018-09-21 Thread Christopher Allen via bitcoin-dev
On Fri, Sep 21, 2018 at 11:18 AM Andrew Kozlik via bitcoin-dev < bitcoin-dev@lists.linuxfoundation.org> wrote: > We are currently writing a new specification for splitting BIP-32 master > seeds into multiple mnemonics using Shamir's secret sharing scheme. We > would be interested in getting your

Re: [bitcoin-core-dev] [bitcoin-dev] Bitcoin Core update notice

2018-09-21 Thread Gregory Maxwell via bitcoin-core-dev
On Sat, Sep 22, 2018 at 4:25 AM gb via bitcoin-dev wrote: > > If the bugfix can be backported to earlier versions why is the Have been backported, not merely can be. > hype/hysteria about "everybody" must immediately upgrade to 0.16.3 > currently being spread on the forums/reddit? For

Re: [bitcoin-dev] [bitcoin-core-dev] Bitcoin Core update notice

2018-09-21 Thread Gregory Maxwell via bitcoin-dev
On Sat, Sep 22, 2018 at 4:25 AM gb via bitcoin-dev wrote: > > If the bugfix can be backported to earlier versions why is the Have been backported, not merely can be. > hype/hysteria about "everybody" must immediately upgrade to 0.16.3 > currently being spread on the forums/reddit? For