Re: [Bitcoin-development] Service bits for pruned nodes

2013-04-29 Thread Jay F
On 4/28/2013 8:55 PM, Peter Todd wrote: On Mon, Apr 29, 2013 at 03:48:18AM +, John Dillon wrote: We can build this stuff incrementally I'll agree. It won't be the case that one in a thousand nodes serve up the part of the chain you need overnight. So many I am over engineering the

[Bitcoin-development] Hardware BitCoin wallet as part of Google Summer of Code

2013-04-29 Thread Crypto Stick
Crypto Stick is an open source USB key for encryption and secure authentication. We have been accepted as a mentor organization for Google Summer of Code (GSOC) 2013. One of our project ideas is to develop a physical BitCoin wallet according to https://en.bitcoin.it/wiki/Smart_card_wallet If you

Re: [Bitcoin-development] Hardware BitCoin wallet as part of Google Summer of Code

2013-04-29 Thread Peter Todd
On Mon, Apr 29, 2013 at 10:30:47PM +0800, Crypto Stick wrote: Crypto Stick is an open source USB key for encryption and secure authentication. We have been accepted as a mentor organization for Google Summer of Code (GSOC) 2013. One of our project ideas is to develop a physical BitCoin wallet

Re: [Bitcoin-development] Hardware BitCoin wallet as part of Google Summer of Code

2013-04-29 Thread Michael Gronager
Are you familiar with this: http://code.google.com/p/opencryptotoken/ It does ecc and as it is based on an atmel micro controller, adding a display is pretty straight forward Michael On 29/04/2013, at 18.28, Peter Todd p...@petertodd.org wrote: On Mon, Apr 29, 2013 at 10:30:47PM +0800,

Re: [Bitcoin-development] Cold Signing Payment Requests

2013-04-29 Thread Jeremy Spilman
It's neat to use the payment address as an implicit signature by hashing something and multiplying it into the payee's pubKey. One downside is that it complicates the merchant's wallet. In this case the payment is going to a pseudo-random address which the merchant will have to explicitly add to