Re: [Bitcoin-development] Blockchain as root CA for payment protocol

2013-02-09 Thread Timo Hanke
On Fri, Feb 08, 2013 at 06:01:08AM -0500, Peter Todd wrote: On Fri, Feb 08, 2013 at 11:03:54AM +0100, Timo Hanke wrote: First, we have drafted a quite general specification for bitcoin certificates (protobuf messages) that allow for a variety of payment protocols (e.g. static as well as

[Bitcoin-development] Version 0.8.0rc1 ready for testing

2013-02-09 Thread Gavin Andresen
Bitcoin version 0.8.0 release candidate 1 is now available from: http://sourceforge.net/projects/bitcoin/files/Bitcoin/bitcoin-0.8.0/test This is a major release designed to improve performance and handle the increasing volume of transactions on the network. Please report bugs using the issue

Re: [Bitcoin-development] Blockchain as root CA for payment protocol

2013-02-09 Thread Luke-Jr
On Saturday, February 09, 2013 2:33:25 PM Timo Hanke wrote: Why don't you use namecoin or another alt-chain for this? Because namcoin tries to solve a different problem, DNS, whereas I want to establish an identity for a payment protocol. What is the technical difference here? Namecoin ties