Re: [Bitcoin-development] Proposal: Encrypt bitcoin messages

2014-08-19 Thread Un Ix
Excuse the ignorance, but there is something I’m not getting in this discussion. Given it’s a published protocol, with available source code running on an open P2P network, why would any messages between nodes benefit from being encrypted? Surely all the data being processed by the network is

Re: [Bitcoin-development] Going to tag 0.9.2 final

2014-06-14 Thread Un Ix
Was joking, but isn't the translation process back-ended with runtime tests to ensure that any stray chars etc cause the application to fail? On 14/06/2014, at 1:49 pm, Matt Whitlock b...@mattwhitlock.name wrote: On Saturday, 14 June 2014, at 1:42 pm, Un Ix wrote: How about a prize

Re: [Bitcoin-development] Going to tag 0.9.2 final

2014-06-13 Thread Un Ix
How about a prize for anyone who can spot any malicious strings within next hour? ;-) On 14/06/2014, at 1:32 pm, Wladimir laa...@gmail.com wrote: On Fri, Jun 13, 2014 at 10:12 PM, Jeff Garzik jgar...@bitpay.com wrote: As a general principle, I agree. Other projects have translation

Re: [Bitcoin-development] bits: Unit of account

2014-05-04 Thread Un Ix
+1(bit) for your bit on bits. On 4/05/2014, at 2:18 pm, Aaron Voisine vois...@gmail.com wrote: Bit by bit, it's become clear that it's a bit much to worry even a little bit that overloading the word bit would be every bit as bad as a two bit horse with the bit between it's teeth that bit

Re: [Bitcoin-development] moving the default display to mbtc

2014-05-02 Thread Un Ix
Think your example is not quite valid ... People say or write $88M or $45k I.e. use SI prefix as a suffix, else it would be more, not less, clear on what amount is being referred to. For me, bits are easy to say and one million as a factor is simple to understand. M-bits, kilobits, millibits,

Re: [Bitcoin-development] bits: Unit of account

2014-04-21 Thread Un Ix
in finance, and since that did not happen yet, we are not late to shape. Regards, Tamas Blummer http://bitsofproof.com On 21.04.2014, at 07:41, Pieter Wuille pieter.wui...@gmail.com wrote: On Apr 21, 2014 3:37 AM, Un Ix slashdevn...@hotmail.com wrote: Something tells me this would

Re: [Bitcoin-development] bits: Unit of account

2014-04-20 Thread Un Ix
Something tells me this would be reduced to a single syllable in common usage I.e. bit. My 2 cents goes for bit. Because: Bitcoin is a digital currency, BTC starts with bit, bit refers to a small amount of something in its regular english usage and lastly 99.9876543% of people on the planet

Re: [Bitcoin-development] moving the default display to mbtc

2014-03-13 Thread Un Ix
Second this comment. A change like this so soon after mt gox debacle would be one more sign of bitcoins 'instability' for skeptics and average folk who read only headlines. In general, it seems some people are looking to try and change the publics mental price of BTC which is more of a