Re: [Bitcoin-development] Electrum 2.0 has been tagged

2015-03-01 Thread Andreas Schildbach
Congrats on the release! Electrum is a very nice wallet. On 03/01/2015 04:23 PM, Thomas Voegtlin wrote: Dear Bitcoin devs, I just tagged version 2.0 of Electrum: https://github.com/spesmilo/electrum/tree/2.0 The electrum.org website will be updated later today. The release notes are a

Re: [Bitcoin-development] replace-by-fee v0.10.0rc4

2015-03-01 Thread Neil Fincham
Seems like a good deal, what am I missing? The disruption caused to every other user or the bitcoin network. Transactions unconfirmed, history is rewritten, the poor Byzantine General who sent his soldiers off to battle finds out that his scouts have been paid to change their reports. Neil On

[Bitcoin-development] Electrum 2.0 has been tagged

2015-03-01 Thread Thomas Voegtlin
-BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE- Hash: SHA1 Dear Bitcoin devs, I just tagged version 2.0 of Electrum: https://github.com/spesmilo/electrum/tree/2.0 The electrum.org website will be updated later today. The release notes are a bit dense, due to the large amount of changes and new features in

Re: [Bitcoin-development] replace-by-fee v0.10.0rc4

2015-03-01 Thread Troy Benjegerdes
So let's play this out a little.. Let's call it Solomon's spend[1] Exchange gets hacked, bitcoins move. The exchange has a contract with an insurance company and miners for 'scorched earth' theft response that creates a double-spend of the original transaction. So now there's a 10,000 bitcoin

Re: [Bitcoin-development] replace-by-fee v0.10.0rc4

2015-03-01 Thread Troy Benjegerdes
Bitcoin was/is a disruptive technology for credit card payment processors, and replace-by-fee/stag-hunt is a disruptive technology for Bitcoin payment processors. I think whether you call it scorched earth is a bit more of a reflection of whether you stand to make money, or lose money from the