Matt : I think proposal #1 and #3 are a lot better than #2, and #1 is my
I see two problems with proposal #2.
The first problem with proposal #2 is that, as we see in democracies,
there is often a mismatch between the people conscious vote and these same
Relying on an
Thinking out loud here : would it make sense to separate the consensus code
into some kind of Bitcoin Kernel (similar to the Linux Kernel) project
that could be used by anyone ?
Bitcoin Core (and any other application wishing to do so) could be based on
The kernel would just contain the
Bitcoin node to compute some 'metric
request' on my behalf and having the result of that metric request
validated by the network.
Is there any available or work-in-progress projects that would come close
to this need ? Or should I do it myself ? :-)
Thank you all,
Some more thoughts :
If no such project exist yet, I thought it could work with an alternate,
small and fixed-length 'metric request block chain' of some sort.
It would temporarily stores structures defined as [metric request | current
block number when request was made | hash of the response]
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