Re: [Bitcoin-development] Dedicated server for bitcoin.org, your thoughts?

2013-12-10 Thread Odinn Cyberguerrilla
I've been lurking on this convo since it began, but I wanted to say thanks, theymos cheers to you all and yay for decentralization, wherever it leads. -odinn muh latest: http://github.com/ABISprotocol/ABIS On Sun, Dec 8, 2013, at 03:11 PM, Drak wrote: It's not just about trust, there is the

Re: [Bitcoin-development] Bitcoin-development Digest, Vol 31, Issue 25

2013-12-10 Thread Ryan Carboni
I believe that if there ever becomes a consensus that Bitcoin?s inflation parameters were a show-stopper for the Bitcoin economy, that the power to correct it lies with merchants, who would vote for changing the rules. I believe they would do this not by changing Bitcoin, but by accepting,

Re: [Bitcoin-development] Monetary Authority for Bitcoin

2013-12-10 Thread Jorge Timón
On 12/10/13, Ryan Carboni ryan.jc...@gmail.com wrote: You're just closed minded. No, at least to persons have explained you why your proposal is not feasible. If you wanted to learn, you would have made questions on why those parts of your proposal are unfeasible. There have been many proposals

Re: [Bitcoin-development] Bitcoin-development Digest, Vol 31, Issue 25

2013-12-10 Thread kjj
Ryan Carboni wrote: And the economic parameters of bitcoin are not fixed in stone. If there needs to be a change, it will be messy but it could happen. Need is an awfully big word. One thing we are certain of is that some guy telling us all that we are wrong is nowhere near the need level.

[Bitcoin-development] Popularity based mining (variable block reward)

2013-12-10 Thread Jan Kučera
Hi there, I am not sure this wont be considered as off-topic here, but I did not find a better place to ask. My question is - has anybody here thought about the idea of variable block rewards where mining would essentially be popularity based? I mean in terms either improving Bitcoin's protocol

Re: [Bitcoin-development] Popularity based mining (variable block reward)

2013-12-10 Thread Jameson Lopp
no reliance on external data ... depending on various factors (coin valuation/exchange rate ಠ_ಠ -- Jameson Lopp Software Engineer Bronto Software On 12/10/2013 11:23 AM, Jan Kučera wrote: Basically there would be no reliance on external data as the network itself would decide on reward height

Re: [Bitcoin-development] Popularity based mining (variable block reward)

2013-12-10 Thread Jorge Timón
This has been asked very recently: http://sourceforge.net/mailarchive/forum.php?forum_name=bitcoin-development And a thousand times on bitcointalk. On 12/10/13, Jameson Lopp jameson.l...@gmail.com wrote: no reliance on external data ... depending on various factors (coin valuation/exchange