Re: [Bitcoin-development] Decentralizing mining

2013-06-17 Thread Jeff Garzik
On Fri, Jun 14, 2013 at 4:06 PM, Peter Todd wrote: It strikes me that this would work best if the pool has a mempool with child-pays-for-parent support where conflicts *are* allowed. IE you record whatever transactions you know about, conflicting or not, calculate which

Re: [Bitcoin-development] Decentralizing mining

2013-06-17 Thread Peter Todd
On Mon, Jun 17, 2013 at 11:16:01AM -0400, Jeff Garzik wrote: Part of the broader issue that when we send peers INV advertisements we should be telling them what the fee/kb is so our peers can prioritize properly. That'd also help for the case where you want to broadcast two transactions in

[Bitcoin-development] bitcoinj 0.9

2013-06-17 Thread Mike Hearn
I'm pleased to announce the release of bitcoinj 0.9, a Java library for working with the Bitcoin protocol. Both simplified and full verification are supported. BitcoinJ has been used to create everything from end-user wallet apps to network crawlers to SatoshiDice. To get bitcoinj 0.9, check out

[Bitcoin-development] Optional wallet-linkable address format - Payment Protocol

2013-06-17 Thread Alan Reiner
_*Goal*_: An alternative address format made possible by BIP 32, which allows one to specify a Wallet ID and One-time payment code, instead of the standard one-use Base58-Hash160 addresses. This allows parties with a persistent relationship to be able to prove that payment addresses they