Re: [Bitcoin-development] Concerns Regarding Threats by a Developer to Remove Commit Access from Other Developers

2015-06-18 Thread Gavin Andresen
the way it has mostly been working. But even before stepping down as Lead I was starting to wonder if there are ANY successful open source projects that didn't have either a Benevolent Dictator or some clear voting process to resolve disputes that cannot be settled with rough consensus. -- -- Gavin

Re: [Bitcoin-development] Mining centralization pressure from non-uniform propagation speed

2015-06-12 Thread Gavin Andresen
irrelevant in the long-run? Or, even simpler, why couldn't the little miners just run their block-assembling-and-announcing code on the other high-bandwidth-side of the bandwidth bottleneck? -- -- Gavin Andresen

Re: [Bitcoin-development] New attack identified and potential solution described: Dropped-transaction spam attack against the block size limit

2015-06-09 Thread Gavin Andresen
% of hashpower follows) of setting aside some space for high-priority transactions regardless of fee might also be enough to cause this attack to fail in practice. -- -- Gavin Andresen

Re: [Bitcoin-development] Fwd: Block Size Increase Requirements

2015-06-01 Thread Gavin Andresen
/bitcoin/bitcoin/pull/6077 ). If Chun had six seconds of latency, and he can't pay for a lower-latency connection (or it is insanely expensive), then there's nothing he can do, he'll have to live with a higher orphan rate no matter the block size. -- -- Gavin Andresen

Re: [Bitcoin-development] Proposed alternatives to the 20MB step

2015-06-01 Thread Gavin Andresen
hashing power to secure the network if there are bigger blocks I've written about that: http://gavinandresen.ninja/block-size-and-miner-fees-again If you mean something else, then please be specific. -- -- Gavin Andresen

Re: [Bitcoin-development] Fwd: Block Size Increase Requirements

2015-06-01 Thread Gavin Andresen
, and all of my back-of-the-envelope calculations indicate the costs are reasonable. If consensus is 8 because more than order-of-magnitude increases are scary -- ok. -- -- Gavin Andresen

Re: [Bitcoin-development] Block Size Increase Requirements

2015-05-31 Thread Gavin Andresen
then we're going to have to agree to disagree. So: what is your specific proposal for minimum requirements for connectivity to run a full node? The 20MB number comes from estimating costs to run a full node, and as my back-and-forth to Chang Wung shows, the costs are not excessive. -- -- Gavin Andresen

Re: [Bitcoin-development] [Bulk] Re: Fwd: Block Size Increase Requirements

2015-05-31 Thread Gavin Andresen
, and if we ever get really serious about scaling up we'll need to fix the protocol to reduce that overhead, but that won't be a problem for years). -- -- Gavin Andresen

Re: [Bitcoin-development] Block Size Increase Requirements

2015-05-31 Thread Gavin Andresen
government bans Bitcoin entirely here: http://gavinandresen.ninja/big-blocks-and-tor ... and the issues are essentially the same, independent of block size. -- -- Gavin Andresen

Re: [Bitcoin-development] Fwd: Block Size Increase Requirements

2015-05-31 Thread Gavin Andresen
, you'll 1.3Mbps or less. I think we can accept 5MB block at most. Are you worried about paying too much, or do 20MB blocks feel like too much ? -- -- Gavin Andresen

Re: [Bitcoin-development] Block Size Increase Requirements

2015-05-31 Thread Gavin Andresen
://gavinandresen.ninja/when-the-block-reward-goes-away -- -- Gavin Andresen -- ___ Bitcoin-development mailing list Bitcoin-development@lists.sourceforge.net https://lists.sourceforge.net/lists

Re: [Bitcoin-development] Fwd: Block Size Increase Requirements

2015-05-31 Thread Gavin Andresen
with lots of variables has lots of different maximum solutions, and that means better decentralization -- there is less likely to be one perfect place or way to mine. -- -- Gavin Andresen

Re: [Bitcoin-development] Block Size Increase Requirements

2015-05-30 Thread Gavin Andresen
be the difference in your bandwidth costs between 2MB blocks and 20MB blocks? -- -- Gavin Andresen -- ___ Bitcoin-development mailing list Bitcoin-development@lists.sourceforge.net https

Re: [Bitcoin-development] Proposed alternatives to the 20MB step function

2015-05-29 Thread Gavin Andresen
is what code the majority of merchants and exchanges and miners are running. -- -- Gavin Andresen -- ___ Bitcoin-development mailing list Bitcoin-development@lists.sourceforge.net

Re: [Bitcoin-development] Block Size Increase Requirements

2015-05-29 Thread Gavin Andresen
? * I'd like to see some better conclusions to the discussion around long-term incentives within the system. Again, see http://gavinandresen.ninja/when-the-block-reward-goes-away for what I think about that. -- -- Gavin Andresen

Re: [Bitcoin-development] Proposed alternatives to the 20MB step function

2015-05-29 Thread Gavin Andresen
on the network. (e.g. see the count at https://getaddr.bitnodes.io/nodes/ ) -- -- Gavin Andresen -- ___ Bitcoin-development mailing list Bitcoin-development

Re: [Bitcoin-development] Proposed alternatives to the 20MB step function

2015-05-28 Thread Gavin Andresen
skeptical about this idea. By the time a hard fork can happen, I expect average block size will be above 500K. Would you support a rule that was larger of 1MB or 2x average size ? That is strictly better than the situation we're in today. -- -- Gavin Andresen

Re: [Bitcoin-development] Proposed alternatives to the 20MB stepfunction

2015-05-28 Thread Gavin Andresen
-to-roll-out-bigger-blocks ) There is the a sudden jump to a 20MB max might have unforseen consequences risk that I don't address, but a dynamic increase would fix that. -- -- Gavin Andresen

Re: [Bitcoin-development] Proposed alternatives to the 20MB step function

2015-05-28 Thread Gavin Andresen
Can we hold off on bike-shedding the particular choice of parameters until people have a chance to weigh in on whether or not there is SOME set of dynamic parameters they would support right now? -- -- Gavin Andresen

Re: [Bitcoin-development] [BIP] Normalized Transaction IDs

2015-05-13 Thread Gavin Andresen
://ad.doubleclick.net/ddm/clk/290420510;117567292;y ___ Bitcoin-development mailing list Bitcoin-development@lists.sourceforge.net https://lists.sourceforge.net/lists/listinfo/bitcoin-development -- -- Gavin Andresen

Re: [Bitcoin-development] Long-term mining incentives

2015-05-13 Thread Gavin Andresen
attacks. -- -- Gavin Andresen -- One dashboard for servers and applications across Physical-Virtual-Cloud Widest out-of-the-box monitoring support with 50+ applications Performance metrics, stats and reports that give

Re: [Bitcoin-development] Long-term mining incentives

2015-05-12 Thread Gavin Andresen
Voegtlin thom...@electrum.org wrote: Le 12/05/2015 15:44, Gavin Andresen a écrit : Ok, here's my scenario: https://blog.bitcoinfoundation.org/a-scalability-roadmap/ It might be wrong. I welcome other people to present their road maps. [answering to you only because you answered to me

Re: [Bitcoin-development] Long-term mining incentives

2015-05-11 Thread Gavin Andresen
can (honestly) do. -- -- Gavin Andresen -- One dashboard for servers and applications across Physical-Virtual-Cloud Widest out-of-the-box monitoring support with 50+ applications Performance metrics, stats and reports

Re: [Bitcoin-development] Proposed alternatives to the 20MB step function

2015-05-10 Thread Gavin Andresen
: The curious task of economics is to demonstrate to men how little they really know about what they imagine they can design. - Friedrich August von Hayek -- -- Gavin Andresen -- One dashboard for servers and applications across

Re: [Bitcoin-development] Proposed alternatives to the 20MB step function

2015-05-09 Thread Gavin Andresen
time to adjust the hard upper limit. If we have a hard upper limit and a lower dynamic limit, perhaps adjusting the hard upper limit (up or down) to account for the block reward halving, based on the dynamic limit RE: the lower dynamic limit algorithm: I REALLY like that idea. -- -- Gavin

Re: [Bitcoin-development] Proposed alternatives to the 20MB step function

2015-05-08 Thread Gavin Andresen
a constant fee pressure. If tuned properly, it should both stop spamming and increase block size maximum when there are a lot of real transactions waiting for inclusion. - Joel -- -- Gavin Andresen -- One dashboard

[Bitcoin-development] Fwd: Block Size Increase

2015-05-07 Thread Gavin Andresen
much change sooner or later. There is not yet consensus on exactly how or when. I will be pushing to change it this year. This is what I will be pushing to change it this year looks like. -- -- Gavin Andresen -- One

Re: [Bitcoin-development] Block Size Increase

2015-05-07 Thread Gavin Andresen
to start producing bigger blocks and eventually trigger the hard fork. Because ultimately consensus comes down to what software people choose to run. -- -- Gavin Andresen -- One dashboard for servers and applications across

Re: [Bitcoin-development] Block Size Increase

2015-05-07 Thread Gavin Andresen
/the-myth-of-not-full-blocks We don’t need 100% full one megabyte blocks to start to learn about what is likely to happen as transaction volume rises and/or the one megabyte block size limit is raised. -- -- Gavin Andresen

Re: [Bitcoin-development] [softfork proposal] Strict DER signatures

2015-02-03 Thread Gavin Andresen
, it will first need a cycle of making this non-standard, and then in a further release doing a second softfork to enforce it. It's a 2-line change; see #5743. -- Pieter -- -- Gavin Andresen -- Dive into the World of Parallel

Re: [Bitcoin-development] New BIP: protocol for multisignature payments

2015-01-31 Thread Gavin Andresen
to receive feedback from community. IMO it's better to pair a protocol spec with an implementation. -- -- Gavin Andresen -- Dive into the World of Parallel Programming. The Go Parallel Website, sponsored by Intel

Re: [Bitcoin-development] [softfork proposal] Strict DER signatures

2015-01-21 Thread Gavin Andresen
as well : awkward English. How about just This proposal has the added benefit of reducing transaction malleability (see BIP62). -- -- Gavin Andresen -- New Year. New Location. New Benefits. New Data Center in Ashburn, VA

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

2015-01-19 Thread Gavin Andresen
and ASN.1 are too complex. -- -- Gavin Andresen Chief Scientist, Bitcoin Foundation https://www.bitcoinfoundation.org/ -- New Year. New Location. New Benefits. New Data Center in Ashburn, VA. GigeNET is offering a free month

Re: [Bitcoin-development] Serialised P2SH HD chains

2014-12-04 Thread Gavin Andresen
to make a payment or maybe Give them an array of PaymentRequests for the next X days/months/years of payments. -- -- Gavin Andresen -- Download BIRT iHub F-Type - The Free Enterprise-Grade BIRT Server from Actuate! Instantly

Re: [Bitcoin-development] BIP62 and future script upgrades

2014-11-04 Thread Gavin Andresen
apply to transaction with strict nVersion==3, and not to higher ones. I agree; soft-forking is a useful way of rolling out upgrades, we shouldn't prohibit it. -- -- Gavin Andresen

Re: [Bitcoin-development] Reworking the policy estimation code (fee estimates)

2014-10-28 Thread Gavin Andresen
is the least I can pay and still be 90% sure I get confirmed in 20 blocks ? Hours? Days? Weeks? -- -- Gavin Andresen -- ___ Bitcoin-development mailing list Bitcoin-development

Re: [Bitcoin-development] Reworking the policy estimation code (fee estimates)

2014-10-28 Thread Gavin Andresen
-as-possible confirmations are needed). Setting both the number of confirmations and the estimation threshold on a transaction-by-transaction basis seems like overkill to me. -- -- Gavin Andresen

Re: [Bitcoin-development] death by halving

2014-10-25 Thread Gavin Andresen
We had a halving, and it was a non-event. Is there some reason to believe next time will be different? -- -- Gavin Andresen -- ___ Bitcoin-development mailing list Bitcoin

Re: [Bitcoin-development] BIP process

2014-10-15 Thread Gavin Andresen
solution I think we should create a strictly moderated bitcoin-bips@lists.sourceforge list. -- -- Gavin Andresen -- Comprehensive Server Monitoring with Site24x7. Monitor 10 servers for $9/Month. Get alerted through email, SMS

Re: [Bitcoin-development] [BIP draft] CHECKLOCKTIMEVERIFY - Prevent a txout from being spent until an expiration time

2014-10-07 Thread Gavin Andresen
opinion on the hard- versus soft- fork debate. I think either can work. -- -- Gavin Andresen -- Meet PCI DSS 3.0 Compliance Requirements with EventLog Analyzer Achieve PCI DSS 3.0 Compliant Status with Out-of-the-box PCI DSS

Re: [Bitcoin-development] [BIP draft] CHECKLOCKTIMEVERIFY - Prevent a txout from being spent until an expiration time

2014-10-01 Thread Gavin Andresen
about whether it should roll out as a soft fork, wait for a hard fork, be combined with some other things that it would be nice to add or change, etc. -- -- Gavin Andresen -- Meet PCI DSS 3.0 Compliance Requirements

Re: [Bitcoin-development] [BIP draft] CHECKLOCKTIMEVERIFY - Prevent a txout from being spent until an expiration time

2014-10-01 Thread Gavin Andresen
transaction until they can also take the burn to fee. If the first transaction is P2SH, then the miner won't know there is an advantage to holding it until it is too late (the scriptPubKey is an opaque hash until the second transaction is final and relayed/broadcast). -- -- Gavin Andresen

Re: [Bitcoin-development] [BIP draft] CHECKLOCKTIMEVERIFY - Prevent a txout from being spent until an expiration time

2014-10-01 Thread Gavin Andresen
On Wed, Oct 1, 2014 at 5:04 PM, Alan Reiner etothe...@gmail.com wrote: On 10/01/2014 04:58 PM, Gavin Andresen wrote: If the first transaction is P2SH, then the miner won't know there is an advantage to holding it until it is too late (the scriptPubKey is an opaque hash until the second

Re: [Bitcoin-development] Squashing redundant tx data in blocks on the wire

2014-07-18 Thread Gavin Andresen
) might make it possible to save even more bandwidth by letting your peers create a very good approximation of your block with just that information -- -- Gavin Andresen -- Want fast and easy access to all the code in your

Re: [Bitcoin-development] Squashing redundant tx data in blocks on the wire

2014-07-17 Thread Gavin Andresen
solved blocks. -- -- Gavin Andresen -- Want fast and easy access to all the code in your enterprise? Index and search up to 200,000 lines of code with a free copy of Black Duck Code Sight - the same software that powers

[Bitcoin-development] Building from git on OSX

2014-07-03 Thread Gavin Andresen
. I develop with: ./configure --disable-hardening --disable-silent-rules CXXFLAGS='-g3 -O0 -DDEBUG_LOCKORDER' -- -- Gavin Andresen -- Open source business process management suite built on Java and Eclipse Turn processes

Re: [Bitcoin-development] Proposed BIP 70 extension

2014-06-24 Thread Gavin Andresen
, and there are hundreds of field numbers available. It would be silly to add a generic stuff field inside a container format that ALREADY has all the mechanisms necessary for forwards and backwards extensibility. -- -- Gavin Andresen

[Bitcoin-development] Proposal: relax the IsStandard rules for P2SH transactions

2014-06-17 Thread Gavin Andresen
. -- -- Gavin Andresen Chief Scientist, Bitcoin Foundation https://www.bitcoinfoundation.org/ -- HPCC Systems Open Source Big Data Platform from LexisNexis Risk Solutions Find What Matters Most in Your Big Data with HPCC Systems

[Bitcoin-development] Working on social contracts (was: Paper Currency)

2014-05-19 Thread Gavin Andresen
that automatically censors topics or people who don't contribute to a productive discussion. PS: speaking of productive discussion... ... please change the Subject line when the topic wanders. -- -- Gavin Andresen -- Accelerate Dev

Re: [Bitcoin-development] Working on social contracts (was: Paper Currency)

2014-05-19 Thread Gavin Andresen
have much higher tasks on my TODO list. -- -- Gavin Andresen -- Accelerate Dev Cycles with Automated Cross-Browser Testing - For FREE Instantly run your Selenium tests across 300+ browser/OS combos. Get unparalleled

[Bitcoin-development] Proposal to change payment protocol signing

2014-04-28 Thread Gavin Andresen
, while BIP70 is still a 'Draft'. Because this type of hey, I'm implementing your standard and it doesn't work the way I think it should mistake is exactly why BIPs take a while before being declared 'Final.' -- -- Gavin Andresen

Re: [Bitcoin-development] Error handling in payment protocol (BIP-0070 and BIP-0072)

2014-04-26 Thread Gavin Andresen
and is being processed is terrible UI. -- -- Gavin Andresen -- Start Your Social Network Today - Download eXo Platform Build your Enterprise Intranet with eXo Platform Software Java Based Open Source Intranet - Social, Extensible

Re: [Bitcoin-development] Coinbase reallocation to discourage Finney attacks

2014-04-23 Thread Gavin Andresen
the system works at a very detailed level. And why do you think your blog is more public than this open, publicly archived mailing list??? -- -- Gavin Andresen -- Start Your Social Network Today - Download eXo Platform Build

Re: [Bitcoin-development] Timed testing

2014-04-17 Thread Gavin Andresen
the other mine... however you like to simulate some attack (deep chain re-org, double-spend, whatever). To simulate launching the attack, connect them together again, let the two chains compete and see what happens. -- -- Gavin Andresen

[Bitcoin-development] 0.9.1 released

2014-04-08 Thread Gavin Andresen
Bitcoin Core version 0.9.1 is now available from: https://bitcoin.org/bin/0.9.1/ This is a security update. It is recommended to upgrade to this release as soon as possible. It is especially important to upgrade if you currently have version 0.9.0 installed and are using the graphical

Re: [Bitcoin-development] BIP 70 refund field

2014-03-28 Thread Gavin Andresen
outputs you have to remember forever) before we create an insurmountable set of problems by trying to solve everything we can think of all at once. -- -- Gavin Andresen

Re: [Bitcoin-development] Tree-chains preliminary summary

2014-03-25 Thread Gavin Andresen
FUD. It might not scale in exactly the way you want, but it WILL scale. -- -- Gavin Andresen Chief Scientist, Bitcoin Foundation https://www.bitcoinfoundation.org/ -- Learn Graph Databases - Download FREE O'Reilly Book Graph

Re: [Bitcoin-development] New side channel attack that can recover Bitcoin keys

2014-03-25 Thread Gavin Andresen
likely data center employee is tricked into letting somebody have access to my dedicated server. -- -- Gavin Andresen -- Learn Graph Databases - Download FREE O'Reilly Book Graph Databases is the definitive new guide

Re: [Bitcoin-development] Fake PGP key for Gavin

2014-03-22 Thread Gavin Andresen
On Sat, Mar 22, 2014 at 1:03 PM, Mike Hearn m...@plan99.net wrote: do we codesign the Windows binaries? Yes, the -setup.exe installers are Authenticode (or whatever Microsoft is calling that these days) code-signed. -- -- Gavin Andresen

[Bitcoin-development] Bitcoin Core version 0.9.0 released

2014-03-19 Thread Gavin Andresen
- coblee - constantined - Cory Fields - Cozz Lovan - daniel - Daniel Larimer - David Hill - Dmitry Smirnov - Drak - Eric Lombrozo - fanquake - fcicq - Florin - frewil - Gavin Andresen - Gregory Maxwell - gubatron - Guillermo Céspedes Tabárez - Haakon Nilsen - HaltingState - Han Lin Yap - harry - Ian

Re: [Bitcoin-development] 0.9.0rc3 tagged

2014-03-13 Thread Gavin Andresen
Binaries for 0.9.0rc3 are available at: https://bitcoin.org/bin/0.9.0/test/ Please help sanity test. We will also need more 'gitian builders' for the final 0.9.0 release (Wladimir and I are the only builders so far for the rc3 binaries), so if you are running Linux or OSX and are willing to

Re: [Bitcoin-development] Multisign payment protocol?

2014-03-11 Thread Gavin Andresen
On Tue, Mar 11, 2014 at 8:38 AM, Jeff Garzik jgar...@bitpay.com wrote: On Tue, Mar 11, 2014 at 7:43 AM, Drak d...@zikula.org wrote: I very much like the idea of assuming each party uses HD wallets, that certainly simplifies things greatly. It also assumes a reality different from our

Re: [Bitcoin-development] Multisign payment protocol?

2014-03-11 Thread Gavin Andresen
into a multisig, or receiving funds from a multisig, don't have to support it (that's what P2SH gives us). -- -- Gavin Andresen -- Learn Graph Databases - Download FREE O'Reilly Book Graph Databases is the definitive new guide

Re: [Bitcoin-development] Multisign payment protocol?

2014-03-10 Thread Gavin Andresen
-- -- Gavin Andresen -- Learn Graph Databases - Download FREE O'Reilly Book Graph Databases is the definitive new guide to graph databases and their applications. Written by three acclaimed leaders in the field, this first

Re: [Bitcoin-development] Multisign payment protocol?

2014-03-10 Thread Gavin Andresen
in this multisig any more. On Mon, Mar 10, 2014 at 8:14 PM, Jeff Garzik jgar...@bitpay.com wrote: All of that only melds with the payment protocol under an extremely expansive definition of payment. The payment protocol is really geared towards a direct one-to-one relationship -- Gavin Andresen

Re: [Bitcoin-development] On OP_RETURN in upcoming 0.9 release

2014-02-24 Thread Gavin Andresen
become popular, and more space is really needed, the limit can always be increased in a future version. Wladimir -- -- Gavin Andresen -- Flow-based real-time traffic analytics software. Cisco certified tool. Monitor

Re: [Bitcoin-development] [RFC] [BIP proposal] Dealing with malleability

2014-02-20 Thread Gavin Andresen
I think we should get Pieter's proposal done and implemented quickly. I agree with Mike, it doesn't have to take a long time for the core network to fully support this. Getting wallets to start generating transaction.version=3 might take years, but that is OK. -- -- Gavin Andresen

Re: [Bitcoin-development] [RFC] [BIP proposal] Dealing with malleability

2014-02-20 Thread Gavin Andresen
it would be to create a valid doppleganger signature) would be great, but I don't think it is necessary to proceed. On Thu, Feb 20, 2014 at 9:36 AM, Gregory Maxwell gmaxw...@gmail.com wrote: On Thu, Feb 20, 2014 at 6:29 AM, Gavin Andresen gavinandre...@gmail.com wrote: I think we should get

[Bitcoin-development] Transaction malleability in the core code: update

2014-02-20 Thread Gavin Andresen
development team as if we were a commercial company that sold you a software library. That is not how open source works; if you are making a profit using the software, you are expected to help develop, debug, test, and review it. -- -- Gavin Andresen

Re: [Bitcoin-development] MtGox blames bitcoin

2014-02-10 Thread Gavin Andresen
RE: taking discussion elsewhere: Yes, please, the purpose of this mailing list is technical discussions to encourage interoperability of Bitcoin implementations, improve ease-of-use and security, etc. -- -- Gavin Andresen

Re: [Bitcoin-development] BIP70: PaymentACK semantics

2014-01-30 Thread Gavin Andresen
broadcast the transaction as soon as possible or having it wait for the merchant to respond with a PaymentACK is better. But I think we should let wallets experiment with different ways of doing it, and see what works best in practice. -- -- Gavin Andresen

Re: [Bitcoin-development] BIP70: PaymentACK semantics

2014-01-28 Thread Gavin Andresen
were spent). -- -- Gavin Andresen -- WatchGuard Dimension instantly turns raw network data into actionable security intelligence. It gives you real-time visual feedback on key security issues and trends. Skip

Re: [Bitcoin-development] Stealth Addresses

2014-01-12 Thread Gavin Andresen
On Sun, Jan 12, 2014 at 5:33 AM, Jeremy Spilman jer...@taplink.co wrote: ... Now, you would need to get two pubkeys to the payer, throw in a prefix to help standardize it, and end up with addresses that could look like (for example):

Re: [Bitcoin-development] Merge avoidance and P2P connection encryption

2013-12-12 Thread Gavin Andresen
wallet software should take care of iterating. (either saving state, so it knows it used xpubkey+10 last month and should use xpubkey+11 this month, or maybe it knows I'm paid monthly and just uses xpubkey+(number_of_months_from_date_in_original_payment_request). -- -- Gavin Andresen

[Bitcoin-development] 0.8.6 release candidate 1

2013-12-05 Thread Gavin Andresen
0.8.6 release candidate 1 is available from: https://sourceforge.net/projects/bitcoin/files/Bitcoin/bitcoin-0.8.6/test/ Please help sanity-test, especially if you are running OSX or Windows. -- -- Gavin Andresen

Re: [Bitcoin-development] Floating fees and SPV clients

2013-12-03 Thread Gavin Andresen
the best user experience win. -- -- Gavin Andresen -- Rapidly troubleshoot problems before they affect your business. Most IT organizations don't have a clear picture of how application performance affects their revenue

Re: [Bitcoin-development] Floating fees and SPV clients

2013-12-03 Thread Gavin Andresen
where one merchant gives you a PaymentACK and another gives you (or wants to give you) a PaymentNACK is a nightmare. -- Gavin Andresen -- Rapidly troubleshoot problems before they affect your business. Most IT organizations

Re: [Bitcoin-development] Floating fees and SPV clients

2013-12-02 Thread Gavin Andresen
think there was also consensus that the BIP72 request=... should be shortened to just r=... (save 6 chars in QR codes). Unless somebody objects, I'll change the BIP and the reference implementation code to make it so... -- -- Gavin Andresen

Re: [Bitcoin-development] Even simpler minimum fee calculation formula: f bounty*fork_rate/average_blocksize

2013-11-13 Thread Gavin Andresen
relayed across the network. -- -- Gavin Andresen -- DreamFactory - Open Source REST JSON Services for HTML5 Native Apps OAuth, Users, Roles, SQL, NoSQL, BLOB Storage and External API Access Free app hosting. Or install

Re: [Bitcoin-development] Feedback requested: reject p2p message

2013-10-29 Thread Gavin Andresen
if there is a high-work alternative fork. -- -- Gavin Andresen -- Android is increasing in popularity, but the open development platform that developers love is also attractive to malware creators. Download this white paper

Re: [Bitcoin-development] Feedback requested: reject p2p message

2013-10-28 Thread Gavin Andresen
RE: why not a varint: because we're never ever going to run out of reject codes. Eight are defined right now, if we ever defined eight more I'd be surprised. RE: why not use HTTP codes directly: because we'd be fitting round pegs into square holes. -- -- Gavin Andresen

Re: [Bitcoin-development] Advisory: PHP library Bitcoin SCI weak key generation

2013-10-27 Thread Gavin Andresen
total and could only make contact with one), I would advise that you review how your software handles private key creation. -- -- Gavin Andresen -- October Webinars: Code for Performance Free Intel webinars can help

Re: [Bitcoin-development] Feedback requested: reject p2p message

2013-10-27 Thread Gavin Andresen
quickly. If anybody has strong feelings about what the reject categories should be, then please take the time to write a specific list, I can't read your mind -- -- Gavin Andresen -- October Webinars: Code

Re: [Bitcoin-development] Making fee estimation better

2013-10-25 Thread Gavin Andresen
to confirm, but they'll confirm eventually because priority increases over time. -- -- Gavin Andresen -- October Webinars: Code for Performance Free Intel webinars can help you accelerate application performance. Explore tips

[Bitcoin-development] Feedback requested: reject p2p message

2013-10-25 Thread Gavin Andresen
to insufficient priority or fees. See the gist for details, I'm looking for feedback and planning on implementing this before circling back to finish the 'smart fee' work: https://gist.github.com/gavinandresen/7079034 -- -- Gavin Andresen

Re: [Bitcoin-development] Payment protocol for onion URLs.

2013-10-25 Thread Gavin Andresen
should do it and we should pull it. -- -- Gavin Andresen -- October Webinars: Code for Performance Free Intel webinars can help you accelerate application performance. Explore tips for MPI, OpenMP, advanced profiling, and more

Re: [Bitcoin-development] Making fee estimation better

2013-10-24 Thread Gavin Andresen
alltogether. And all of the above is completely orthogonal to child-pays-for-parent and/or replace-with-higher-fee. PS: I would appreciate it if you stop saying things like Regarding the transaction fee estimate code, it's not very well thought out. -- -- Gavin Andresen

Re: [Bitcoin-development] bitcoind stops responding

2013-10-04 Thread Gavin Andresen
be a fairly simple patch, and patches welcome. -- -- Gavin Andresen -- October Webinars: Code for Performance Free Intel webinars can help you accelerate application performance. Explore tips for MPI, OpenMP, advanced

Re: [Bitcoin-development] Code review

2013-10-04 Thread Gavin Andresen
for the 0.9 release and onwards the Thank you section should thank only people who have significantly helped test or review other people's code. -- -- Gavin Andresen -- October Webinars: Code for Performance Free Intel webinars

Re: [Bitcoin-development] smart contracts -- possible use case? yes or no?

2013-09-29 Thread Gavin Andresen
by writing code. -- -- Gavin Andresen -- October Webinars: Code for Performance Free Intel webinars can help you accelerate application performance. Explore tips for MPI, OpenMP, advanced profiling, and more. Get the most

Re: [Bitcoin-development] Payment Protocol: BIP 70, 71, 72

2013-09-24 Thread Gavin Andresen
. Smaller QR codes is a very good reason to change it. -- -- Gavin Andresen -- October Webinars: Code for Performance Free Intel webinars can help you accelerate application performance. Explore tips for MPI, OpenMP, advanced

[Bitcoin-development] Bitcoin-Qt / bitcoind version 0.8.5 released

2013-09-12 Thread Gavin Andresen
Bitcoin-Qt version 0.8.5 is now available from: http://sourceforge.net/projects/bitcoin/files/Bitcoin/bitcoin-0.8.5/ This is a maintenance release to fix a critical bug; we urge all users to upgrade. Please report bugs using the issue tracker at github:

[Bitcoin-development] BIP 72 updated: require Accept HTTP header

2013-08-27 Thread Gavin Andresen
at BitPay for the suggestion. I'll make a similar change to BIP 70 and require wallets set Accept: application/bitcoin-paymentrequestack when sending the Payment and expecting a PaymentACK message in return. -- -- Gavin Andresen

[Bitcoin-development] There will be a 0.8.4 release

2013-08-20 Thread Gavin Andresen
leveldb corruption issues) There are lots of little fixes that could be included, but those will wait for the 0.9 release. -- -- Gavin Andresen -- Introducing Performance Central, a new site from SourceForge

Re: [Bitcoin-development] Payment Protocol: BIP 70, 71, 72

2013-08-19 Thread Gavin Andresen
that says ask me how the transaction is going at THIS URL in THIS many minutes. -- -- Gavin Andresen -- Introducing Performance Central, a new site from SourceForge and AppDynamics. Performance Central is your source

Re: [Bitcoin-development] NODE_BLOOM BIP

2013-08-18 Thread Gavin Andresen
). And every bit you add can give you an exponential number of combinations your QA team should test. I'd say the same thing about NODE_TRANSACTION (I don't know about blocks, have and NODE_BLOCK bits. -- -- Gavin Andresen

[Bitcoin-development] Gavin's post-0.9 TODO list...

2013-08-15 Thread Gavin Andresen
to increase or remove the 1MB block size limit, how we can do it safely, and go through all of the arguments that have been made against it and explain why they're wrong. -- -- Gavin Andresen -- Get 100% visibility into Java

[Bitcoin-development] Version 0.9 goals

2013-08-14 Thread Gavin Andresen
half my time on code review and helping get pull requests tested, and the other half of my time working on code that probably won't make it into the 0.9 release. -- -- Gavin Andresen -- Get 100% visibility into Java/.NET

Re: [Bitcoin-development] Payment Protocol: BIP 70, 71, 72

2013-08-07 Thread Gavin Andresen
with your payment processing server having broadcast transaction functionality? My biggest worry is that the payment protocol will not get wide support if it is too hard to implement. -- -- Gavin Andresen -- Get 100% visibility

Re: [Bitcoin-development] Payment Protocol: BIP 70, 71, 72

2013-08-07 Thread Gavin Andresen
. -- -- Gavin Andresen -- Get 100% visibility into Java/.NET code with AppDynamics Lite! It's a free troubleshooting tool designed for production. Get down to code-level detail for bottlenecks, with 2% overhead. Download

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