Re: [Bitcoin-development] Warning message when running wallet in Windows XP (or drop support?)

2014-04-16 Thread Chris Williams
It may not be our place to say whether XP is secure or not, but if we say that we support it then we have to run test passes against XP as a platform, and if an XP user reports a bug, then we have to do something to address it. So, it becomes a test and support issue, not a security issue.

Re: [Bitcoin-development] Warning message when running wallet in Windows XP (or drop support?)

2014-04-16 Thread Chris Williams
. On 04/16/2014 09:41 AM, Chris Williams wrote: It may not be our place to say whether XP is secure or not, but if we say that we support it then we have to run test passes against XP as a platform, and if an XP user reports a bug, then we have to do something to address it. So, it becomes

Re: [Bitcoin-development] Why are we bleeding nodes?

2014-04-07 Thread Chris Williams
I’m afraid this is a highly simplistic view of the costs of running a full node. My node consumes fantastic amounts of data traffic, which is a real cost. In the 30 days ending Apri 6, my node: * Received 36.8 gb of data * Sent 456.5 gb data At my geographic service location (Singapore), this