Re: [Bitcoin-development] Block Size Increase

2015-05-13 Thread Angel Leon
Personally, for privacy reasons I do not want to leave a footprint in the blockchain for each pizza. And why should this expense be good for trivial things of everyday life? Then what's the point? Isn't this supposed to be an Open transactional network, it doesn't matter if you don't want that,

Re: [Bitcoin-development] On Rewriting Bitcoin (was Re: [Libbitcoin] Satoshi client: is a fork past 0.10 possible?)

2015-02-19 Thread Angel Leon
I strongly suggest you take a look at swig for doing this. It's very straightforward generating bindings in an automated fashion with it. http://www.swig.org/ You could probably have it done in one or two days with Swig. Once you do the Java bindings with it, it'll be a few adjustments and

Re: [Bitcoin-development] Is there a way to estimate the maximum number of transactions per minute Bitcoin can handle as it is today?

2015-01-31 Thread Angel Leon
My concerns come from 2 projects that could easily raise the current transaction volume 10x daily in the short term, perhaps even 100x a year from now after the media blows it out. Think legal bittorrent file sales: ebooks, indie music (albums and singles), films, art, stock photography. Think

[Bitcoin-development] Is there a way to estimate the maximum number of transactions per minute Bitcoin can handle as it is today?

2015-01-30 Thread Angel Leon
On the Chinese Single's Day (sort of like the american Black Friday) according to MIT's Tech Review http://www.technologyreview.com/news/534001/alipay-leads-a-digital-finance-revolution-in-china/ magazine Alipay handled up to 2.85 million transactions per minute, and 54 percent of its

Re: [Bitcoin-development] BIP70: why Google Protocol Buffers for encoding?

2015-01-28 Thread Angel Leon
why not allow both serializations and keep serialization format a parameter, keep everyone happy. http://twitter.com/gubatron On Wed, Jan 28, 2015 at 12:14 PM, Mike Hearn m...@plan99.net wrote: I think we'll just have to agree to disagree on this one. I've implemented BIP70 a couple of times

Re: [Bitcoin-development] Reconsidering github

2014-08-19 Thread Angel Leon
-1 http://twitter.com/gubatron On Tue, Aug 19, 2014 at 11:44 AM, Bryan Bishop kanz...@gmail.com wrote: On Tue, Aug 19, 2014 at 7:02 AM, Jeff Garzik jgar...@bitpay.com wrote: As a first step, one possibility is putting the primary repo on bitcoin.org somewhere, and simply mirroring that to

Re: [Bitcoin-development] Building from git on OSX

2014-07-03 Thread Angel Leon
a million thanks for this FYI http://twitter.com/gubatron On Thu, Jul 3, 2014 at 11:56 AM, Gavin Andresen gavinandre...@gmail.com wrote: Just FYI for anybody else building on OSX: libtool is a new dependency, so if you update to git HEAD and have trouble building: brew install libtool

[Bitcoin-development] have there been complains about network congestion? (router crashes, slow internet when running Bitcoin nodes)

2014-04-08 Thread Angel Leon
I was wondering if the level of traffic a Bitcoin node gets is or will be so high that you have heard/will hear complains like the following: 1. a home router that crashes or slows down when its NAT pin-hole table overflows, triggered by many TCP connections. 2. a home router that

Re: [Bitcoin-development] have there been complains about network congestion? (router crashes, slow internet when running Bitcoin nodes)

2014-04-08 Thread Angel Leon
, 2014 at 6:13 PM, Angel Leon gubat...@gmail.com wrote: I was wondering if the level of traffic a Bitcoin node gets is or will be so high that you have heard/will hear complains like the following: 1. a home router that crashes or slows down when its NAT pin-hole table overflows, triggered

[Bitcoin-development] [QT] how to disable block verification for faster UI testing?

2014-03-19 Thread Angel Leon
the command line options mention a -checklevel parameter. I've been passing 0 assuming there'd be little to no verification, but it's happened a few times that when I open the official binary (while not doing development) there's some sort of database corruption and Bitcoin-Qt needs to reindex

Re: [Bitcoin-development] [QT] how to disable block verification for faster UI testing?

2014-03-19 Thread Angel Leon
wrote: On Wed, Mar 19, 2014 at 6:27 PM, Angel Leon gubat...@gmail.com wrote: the command line options mention a -checklevel parameter. I've been passing 0 assuming there'd be little to no verification, but it's happened a few times that when I open the official binary (while not doing