Re: [Bitcoin-development] cryptographic review requested

2014-10-22 Thread Pavol Rusnak
On 10/22/2014 10:46 AM, Chris D'Costa wrote: Looks great, but how would you resolve the problem of knowing for certain that the public key you have received to encrypt the message is not from a MITM? Isn't this the same problem with PGP? -- Best Regards / S pozdravom, Pavol Rusnak

Re: [Bitcoin-development] cryptographic review requested

2014-10-22 Thread Pavol Rusnak
On 09/23/2014 11:12 PM, Mem Wallet wrote: - M,Sender_Address = ReceiveMessage( eM, Decrypting_Key ) It is acceptable for deterministic nonces to be used for signatures, however nonces generated for ECIES must be high quality random bytes. (excepting unit test vectors) Could you

Re: [Bitcoin-development] Two Proposed BIPs - Bluetooth Communication and bitcoin: URI Scheme Improvements

2014-10-22 Thread Justus Ranvier
-BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE- Hash: SHA256 On 10/20/2014 12:50 PM, Mike Hearn wrote: One thing this brings up is the never-resolved issue of whether BIPs should document how we'd *like* things to work, or how things *actually do* work. BIP32 is an example of the former - it was new

Re: [Bitcoin-development] side-chains 2-way pegging (Re: is there a way to do bitcoin-staging?)

2014-10-22 Thread Adam Back
For those following this thread, we have now written a paper describing the side-chains, 2-way pegs and compact SPV proofs. (With additional authors Andrew Poelstra Andrew Miller). http://blockstream.com/sidechains.pdf Adam On 16 March 2014 15:58, Adam Back a...@cypherspace.org wrote: So an

Re: [Bitcoin-development] side-chains 2-way pegging (Re: is there a way to do bitcoin-staging?)

2014-10-22 Thread Daniel Murrell
I've already added it here: http://www.opencryptocurrencyreview.com/papers/123/enabling-blockchain-innovations-with-pegged-sidechains I made this site to allow discussions on exactly these sorts of things to be publicly visible and easily discoverable in the future (this is why I replied to all).

Re: [Bitcoin-development] side-chains 2-way pegging (Re: is there a way to do bitcoin-staging?)

2014-10-22 Thread Bryan Bishop
On Wed, Oct 22, 2014 at 5:01 PM, Daniel Murrell dsmurr...@gmail.com wrote: p.s. I'm not trying to monetize this site. I just tried to make something I thought could be useful. [Unsolicited administrivia follows.] You have been posting this in a bunch of places for a while now, at least three

Re: [Bitcoin-development] side-chains 2-way pegging (Re: is there a way to do bitcoin-staging?)

2014-10-22 Thread Daniel Murrell
Sorry Bryan, this was the first paper posted to this list since I've been on it that I added to my site. I was quite excited about this. I was not planning on and certainly won't be making this advertisement after every paper posted on this list (I may do it on reddit). I did post on reddit a few

Re: [Bitcoin-development] side-chains 2-way pegging (Re: is there a way to do bitcoin-staging?)

2014-10-22 Thread Jeff Garzik
Take the discussion of this site to another M-L, please. It is off-topic. Actual discussion of the paper and side-chains is on-topic. This M-L is publicly archived. On Wed, Oct 22, 2014 at 6:52 PM, Daniel Murrell dsmurr...@gmail.com wrote: Sorry Bryan, this was the first paper posted to this