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

2015-06-18 Thread Wladimir J. van der Laan
adapted to Bitcoin, and doesn't make a distinction between for example, consensus changes and non-consensus changes. So that's up to someone to do. You seem to be enthousiastic about it, so go ahead. Wladimir -BEGIN PGP SIGNATURE- Version: GnuPG v1

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

2015-06-18 Thread Wladimir J. van der Laan
, not as a deep reply to an existing topic. Wladimir -- ___ Bitcoin-development mailing list Bitcoin-development@lists.sourceforge.net https://lists.sourceforge.net/lists

Re: [Bitcoin-development] Is SourceForge still trustworthy enough to host this list?

2015-06-11 Thread Wladimir J. van der Laan
: http://dir.gmane.org/gmane.comp.bitcoin.devel Wladimir -- ___ Bitcoin-development mailing list Bitcoin-development@lists.sourceforge.net https://lists.sourceforge.net/lists

Re: [Bitcoin-development] Is SourceForge still trustworthy enough to host this list?

2015-06-10 Thread Wladimir J. van der Laan
Core release announcements for a long time. No opinion on the mailing list. Though I think it's less urgent. The issue of moving the mailinglist has come up before a few times and people can't agree where to move to. Wladimir

Re: [Bitcoin-development] [RFC] Canonical input and output ordering in transactions

2015-06-06 Thread Wladimir J. van der Laan
either. This is posed as an alternative to randomization. So in that regard, the proposal still makes sense. I think this move to verifyable, deterministic methods where possible is good. Wladimir

[Bitcoin-development] Bitcoin core 0.11.0 release candidate 1 available

2015-06-05 Thread Wladimir J. van der Laan
/doc/release-notes.md Thanks to everyone that participated in development or in the gitian build process, Wladimir -- ___ Bitcoin-development mailing list Bitcoin-development

[Bitcoin-development] Bitcoin Core 0.9.5 released

2015-05-24 Thread Wladimir J. van der Laan
` build: fix dynamic boost check when --with-boost= is used Credits Thanks to who contributed to this release, at least: - 21E14 - Alex Morcos - Cory Fields - Gregory Maxwell - Pieter Wuille - Wladimir J. van der Laan As well as everyone that helped translating on [Transifex](https

[Bitcoin-development] Bitcoin Core 0.9.5 release candidate 1 tagged

2015-05-19 Thread Wladimir J. van der Laan
the release process for 0.10 or master will not work) Wladimir -- One dashboard for servers and applications across Physical-Virtual-Cloud Widest out-of-the-box monitoring support with 50+ applications Performance metrics

[Bitcoin-development] Bitcoin Core 0.10.2 released

2015-05-19 Thread Wladimir J. van der Laan
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Re: [Bitcoin-development] Bitcoin Core 0.10.2 released

2015-05-19 Thread Wladimir
Maxwell - Jonas Schnelli - Wladimir J. van der Laan And all those who contributed additional code review and/or security research: - dexX7 - Pieter Wuille - vayvanne As well as everyone that helped translating on [Transifex](https://www.transifex.com/projects/p/bitcoin/). On Tue, May 19, 2015 at 1

Re: [Bitcoin-development] Bitcoin Core 0.10.2 release candidate 1 available

2015-05-14 Thread Wladimir
The subject should obviously be Bitcoin Core 0.10.2 release candidate 1 available, not the other way around, -- One dashboard for servers and applications across Physical-Virtual-Cloud Widest out-of-the-box monitoring

[Bitcoin-development] Bitcoin Core 0.10.1 release candidate 2 available

2015-05-14 Thread Wladimir J. van der Laan
Binaries for bitcoin Core version 0.10.2rc1 are now available from: https://bitcoin.org/bin/0.10.2/test Source code can be found on github under the signed tag https://github.com/bitcoin/bitcoin/tree/v0.10.2rc1 This is a release candidate for a minor version release, with mainly a fix for

Re: [Bitcoin-development] Bitcoin core 0.11 planning

2015-05-11 Thread Wladimir
A reminder - feature freeze and string freeze is coming up this Friday the 15th. Let me know if your pull request is ready to be merged before then, Wladimir On Tue, Apr 28, 2015 at 7:44 AM, Wladimir J. van der Laan laa...@gmail.com wrote: Hello all, The release window for 0.11 is nearing

[Bitcoin-development] Fwd: Bitcoin core 0.11 planning

2015-05-11 Thread Wladimir
to) Wladimir -- 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 you Actionable Insights

Re: [Bitcoin-development] Block Size Increase

2015-05-07 Thread Wladimir J. van der Laan
is excluded? all those human decisions...) of this I don't like in the least. Possibly unavoidable at some point, but that's something *I*'d like to kick down the road. Wladimir -- One dashboard for servers and applications

[Bitcoin-development] Bitcoin core 0.11 planning

2015-04-28 Thread Wladimir J. van der Laan
-minute critical issues to interfere with the planning. The release will not be held up for features, though, and anything that will not make it to 0.11 will be postponed to next release scheduled for end of the year. Wladimir

[Bitcoin-development] Bitcoin Core 0.10.1 released

2015-04-27 Thread Wladimir J. van der Laan
contributed to this release: - Alex Morcos - Cory Fields - dexX7 - fsb4000 - Gavin Andresen - Gregory Maxwell - Ivan Pustogarov - Jonas Schnelli - Matt Corallo - mrbandrews - Pieter Wuille - Ruben de Vries - Suhas Daftuar - Wladimir J. van der Laan And all those who contributed additional code

[Bitcoin-development] Bitcoin Core 0.10.1 release candidate 3 available

2015-04-21 Thread Wladimir J. van der Laan
for 0.10.1 can be found at https://github.com/bitcoin/bitcoin/blob/v0.10.1rc3/doc/release-notes.md Thanks to everyone that participated in development or in the gitian build process. I sincerely hope that this can be the final release candidate for 0.10.1, Wladimir

[Bitcoin-development] Bitcoin Core 0.10.1 release candidate 1 available

2015-04-02 Thread Wladimir J. van der Laan
to everyone who contributed to this release: - Alex Morcos - Cory Fields - dexX7 - fsb4000 - Gregory Maxwell - Ivan Pustogarov - Jonas Schnelli - Pieter Wuille - Ruben de Vries - Suhas Daftuar - Wladimir J. van der Laan As well as everyone that helped translating on [Transifex](https

Re: [Bitcoin-development] bloom filtering, privacy

2015-02-20 Thread Wladimir
the % of blocks that will have transactions for a given wallet will generally be low, so the block size is amortized in a way. Of course, if the block size would be increased this would become worse. Wladimir -- Download

[Bitcoin-development] Bitcoin Core 0.10.0 final was tagged

2015-02-13 Thread Wladimir
announcement until there are 3 builders and the binaries have been uploaded. Cheers, Wladimir -- Dive into the World of Parallel Programming. The Go Parallel Website, sponsored by Intel and developed in partnership

Re: [Bitcoin-development] Bitcoin Core 0.10.0rc4 tagged

2015-02-06 Thread Wladimir
On Thu, Feb 5, 2015 at 12:33 PM, Wladimir laa...@gmail.com wrote: FYI, I've just tagged v0.10rc4, and pushed my signatures to the gitian.sigs repository. Please start your gitian builders! Thanks to the extremely quick response (a whopping 9 gitian builders already!), the executables

Re: [Bitcoin-development] determining change addresses using the least significant digits

2015-02-06 Thread Wladimir
of payment amounts, which still make sense, and he wrote about them here: https://medium.com/@octskyward/merge-avoidance-7f95a386692f Wladimir -- Dive into the World of Parallel Programming. The Go Parallel Website, sponsored

[Bitcoin-development] Bitcoin Core 0.10.0rc4 tagged

2015-02-05 Thread Wladimir
() - ed4206a fix crash: CoinControl space bug - 58259ad qt: fix broken unicode chars on osx 10.10 - aaf55d2 186a517 Add a -rpckeepalive option to disable RPC use of HTTP persistent connections. Hopefully this will be the last release candidate before the 0.10 final release. Wladimir

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

2015-02-03 Thread Wladimir
softforking. Is anyone opposed to doing so at this stage? Not opposed, but is kind of late for 0.10, I had hoped to tag rc4 today. Wladimir -- Dive into the World of Parallel Programming. The Go Parallel Website, sponsored

Re: [Bitcoin-development] Export format for xpub

2015-02-02 Thread Wladimir
to BIP32. Excluding small language errors and clarifications in examples, BIPs are not changed after the fact. Wladimir-- Dive into the World of Parallel Programming. The Go Parallel Website, sponsored by Intel and developed

Re: [Bitcoin-development] var_int ambiguous serialization consequences

2015-02-01 Thread Wladimir
of interest if applying size limit to a block, since transaction count is var_int but is not part of the hashed header or the merkle tree. Are you sure that this is a current concern? Non-canonical CompactSizes are forbidden - in serialize.h this is flagged in ReadCompactSize. Wladimir

Re: [Bitcoin-development] Bitcoin Core 0.9.4 not on bitcoin.org?

2015-02-01 Thread Wladimir
dangerous to me. Again, there hasn't been any 0.9.4 release, neither a release candidate or anything else. Testing and such should be focused on the 0.10 release candidates. Wladimir -- Dive into the World of Parallel

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 Wladimir
will get some leeway in the short term, but I believe a future scalable payment system based on bitcoin will be mostly based on off-blockchain transactions (in some form) or that there will be a hierarchical or subdivided system (e.g. temporary or per-locale sidechains). Wladimir

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

2015-01-28 Thread Wladimir
parsers are much more diverse, which people using Bitcoin Core's RPC have bumped into e.g. some have some problems handling large numbers. Something you wouldn't expect using a straightforward binary format. There's no obvious best choice. Wladimir

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

2015-01-27 Thread Wladimir
a pull request implementing the strict DER verification behavior, as well as the deployment specified in BIP66 for Bitcoin Core. It needs your review and testing: https://github.com/bitcoin/bitcoin/pull/5713 Wladimir

Re: [Bitcoin-development] [ANN] 0.10.0rc3 has been tagged

2015-01-13 Thread Wladimir
-BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE- Hash: SHA512 On Mon, Jan 12, 2015 at 3:28 PM, Wladimir laa...@gmail.com wrote: On Mon, Jan 12, 2015 at 11:31 AM, Wladimir laa...@gmail.com wrote: If you build from source, and have already built rc2, there is no reason to build rc3. 0.10.0rc3 executables

Re: [Bitcoin-development] OpenSSL 1.0.0p / 1.0.1k incompatible, causes blockchain rejection.

2015-01-12 Thread Wladimir
On Sat, Jan 10, 2015 at 12:18 PM, Ivan Jelincic para...@archlinux.info wrote: Is openssl1.0.1j unaffected? Yes. It concerns CVE-2014-8275. Which in https://www.openssl.org/news/openssl-1.0.1-notes.html is under: Major changes between OpenSSL 1.0.1j and OpenSSL 1.0.1k [8 Jan 2015] Wladimir

[Bitcoin-development] [ANN] 0.10.0rc2 has been tagged

2015-01-12 Thread Wladimir
I've just tagged 0.10.0rc2 in git. To fetch, build, and test (see also doc/build-*.md): ``` git clone -b v0.10.0rc2 https://github.com/bitcoin/bitcoin.git bitcoin-0.10 cd bitcoin-0.10 ./autogen.sh ./configure make make check ``` Note: This includes the changes required for interoperability with

Re: [Bitcoin-development] OpenSSL 1.0.0p / 1.0.1k incompatible, causes blockchain rejection.

2015-01-10 Thread Wladimir
://github.com/bitcoin/bitcoin.git bitcoin-0.10 cd bitcoin-0.10/src ./autogen.sh ./configure make make check ``` Wladimir -- Dive into the World of Parallel Programming! The Go Parallel Website, sponsored by Intel and developed

[Bitcoin-development] Bitcoin 0.10.0c1 available for download

2014-12-27 Thread Wladimir
: https://github.com/bitcoin/bitcoin/issues Cheers, Wladimir -- Dive into the World of Parallel Programming! The Go Parallel Website, sponsored by Intel and developed in partnership with Slashdot Media, is your hub for all

Re: [Bitcoin-development] ACK NACK utACK Concept ACK

2014-12-17 Thread Wladimir
on that (but didn't even mention it here!) https://github.com/bitcoin/bitcoin/pull/5468 Wladimir -- Download BIRT iHub F-Type - The Free Enterprise-Grade BIRT Server from Actuate! Instantly Supercharge Your Business Reports

Re: [Bitcoin-development] Open development processes and reddit charms

2014-12-17 Thread Wladimir
I don't care which tabbing style or column width you pick, but **pick one**, and enforce it across the entire codebase. See https://github.com/bitcoin/bitcoin/pull/5387 Wladimir -- Download BIRT iHub F-Type - The Free

Re: [Bitcoin-development] Recent EvalScript() changes mean CHECKLOCKTIMEVERIFY can't be merged

2014-12-15 Thread Wladimir
refactoring down, but some is unfortunately unavoidable. I'm sure we can find a way to rebase CHECKLOCKTIMEVERIFY so that it can land in 0.11. Wladimir -- Download BIRT iHub F-Type - The Free Enterprise-Grade BIRT Server

Re: [Bitcoin-development] ACK NACK utACK Concept ACK

2014-12-10 Thread Wladimir
On Wed, Dec 10, 2014 at 6:47 AM, Wladimir laa...@gmail.com wrote: Abbreviations: Concept ACK - agree with the idea and overall direction, but haven't reviewed the code changes nor tested it utACK - reviewed the code changes, but did not put it through any testing Tested ACK - reviewed

Re: [Bitcoin-development] ACK NACK utACK Concept ACK

2014-12-09 Thread Wladimir
bare ACK if there is nothing to test in the first place, for example for documentation changes. Wladimir On Tue, Dec 9, 2014 at 9:30 PM, Matt Corallo bitcoin-l...@bluematt.me wrote: Also utACK (untested ack) and tested ack when people are being explicit. On 12/09/14 21:14, Sergio Lerner wrote

Re: [Bitcoin-development] Deanonymisation of clients in Bitcoin P2P network paper

2014-11-27 Thread Wladimir
about this for Bitcoin Core one, maybe I closed it unfairly https://github.com/bitcoin/bitcoin/issues/4564 . Wladimir -- Download BIRT iHub F-Type - The Free Enterprise-Grade BIRT Server from Actuate! Instantly Supercharge

Re: [Bitcoin-development] bitcoind as a library

2014-11-27 Thread Wladimir
would fill this purpose better. See for example https://github.com/bitcoin/libbase58 for base58 processing. Wladimir -- Download BIRT iHub F-Type - The Free Enterprise-Grade BIRT Server from Actuate! Instantly Supercharge Your

Re: [Bitcoin-development] Increasing the OP_RETURN maximum payload size

2014-11-17 Thread Wladimir
everything into addresses such as now used by cryptograffiti) Wladimir -- Download BIRT iHub F-Type - The Free Enterprise-Grade BIRT Server from Actuate! Instantly Supercharge Your Business Reports and Dashboards

[Bitcoin-development] [ann] Live Bitcoin Core commits on #bitcoin-commits

2014-11-13 Thread Wladimir
All, As of now you can join #bitcoin-commits on freenode to be notified of commits to the bitcoin/bitcoin repository. Thanks to Luke-Jr for telling me how to set this up. Regards, Wladimir -- Comprehensive Server

Re: [Bitcoin-development] The difficulty of writing consensus critical code: the SIGHASH_SINGLE bug

2014-11-07 Thread Wladimir
with a script verification library in 0.10, which will be extended to other parts of the consensus by 0.11 and after that. Wladimir -- ___ Bitcoin-development mailing list Bitcoin

Re: [Bitcoin-development] Bug in genbuild.sh ?

2014-11-03 Thread Wladimir
/bitcoin/pull/5141 , but Rebroad's solution contains a new error. Will merge your patch. Wladimir -- ___ Bitcoin-development mailing list Bitcoin-development@lists.sourceforge.net https

Re: [Bitcoin-development] Bitcoin Core 0.10 release schedule

2014-10-27 Thread Wladimir
On Sun, Oct 26, 2014 at 9:53 AM, Luke Dashjr l...@dashjr.org wrote: On Sunday, October 26, 2014 7:57:12 AM Wladimir wrote: Let me know if there is anything else you think is ready (and not too risky) to be in 0.10. At the very least, we need: #5106 Bugfix: submitblock: Use a temporary

Re: [Bitcoin-development] Bitcoin Core 0.10 release schedule

2014-10-27 Thread Wladimir
to support just a subset. Anyhow - please coordinate this with Jeff Garzik, it's better to work together here. Wladimir -- ___ Bitcoin-development mailing list Bitcoin-development

[Bitcoin-development] Bitcoin Core 0.10 release schedule

2014-10-26 Thread Wladimir
to a fixed (instead of feature-based) 6-month major release schedule, ie - July 2015: 0.11.0 (or whatever N+1 release is called) - January 2016: 0.12.0 (or whatever N+2 release is called) - July 2016: 0.13.0 (or whatever N+3 release is called) Wladimir

Re: [Bitcoin-development] BIP process

2014-10-19 Thread Wladimir
clients to not subscribe to this list, even though they *should* follow BIP discussion otherwise it makes no sense to have a process in the first place. Wladimir -- Comprehensive Server Monitoring with Site24x7. Monitor

Re: [Bitcoin-development] About watch-only addresses

2014-10-18 Thread Wladimir
best to build it yourself if you're going to test day-to-day development versions. Wladimir -- Comprehensive Server Monitoring with Site24x7. Monitor 10 servers for $9/Month. Get alerted through email, SMS, voice calls

Re: [Bitcoin-development] Proposed BIP status changes

2014-10-16 Thread Wladimir
Shouldn't we be doing this in a GitHub PR rather than spamming up the ML? Not really. BIP changes should be discussed on the mailing list, that's the way to get community consensus (as specified in BIP1). Wladimir

[Bitcoin-development] BIP process

2014-10-15 Thread Wladimir
that everyone writing a Bitcoin node or client is up-to-date with proposals and can comment on them. Wladimir -- Comprehensive Server Monitoring with Site24x7. Monitor 10 servers for $9/Month. Get alerted through email, SMS

[Bitcoin-development] Proposed BIP status changes

2014-10-15 Thread Wladimir
(Pong Message) - BIP 34 (Block v2, Height in coinbase) - BIP 35 (mempool message) - BIP 37 (Bloom filtering) Let me know if you (don't) agree. Wladimir -- Comprehensive Server Monitoring with Site24x7. Monitor 10 servers

Re: [Bitcoin-development] BIP process

2014-10-15 Thread Wladimir
I looked at this and have no opinion, which is really obstructing things. Well - the only way to avoid that is to set a reasonable deadline, after which there is a default decision. You'd hope this would motivate people to get involved in time. Wladimir

Re: [Bitcoin-development] Malleable booleans

2014-10-14 Thread Wladimir
!= 0`; as in `assert(bool(2) == true);`. Wladimir -- Comprehensive Server Monitoring with Site24x7. Monitor 10 servers for $9/Month. Get alerted through email, SMS, voice calls or mobile push notifications. Take corrective

Re: [Bitcoin-development] Request for review/testing: headers-first synchronization in Bitcoin Core

2014-10-12 Thread Wladimir
? Orphan blocks are blocks whose parent is not known. In the case of a reorganization the client 'jumps' to a new best chain, for this to happen the original tip and the new best tip and all their parents must be already known. Wladimir

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

2014-10-08 Thread Wladimir
with a feature freeze, then do a release before the end of the year. So 0.11, in say 6 months, would be soonest. Wladimir -- Meet PCI DSS 3.0 Compliance Requirements with EventLog Analyzer Achieve PCI DSS 3.0 Compliant Status with Out

Re: [Bitcoin-development] bitcoinj 0.12

2014-10-03 Thread Wladimir
, BlueMatt’s relay network, bitpos, countless alt coin wallets, for academic research projects and much more. Congrats on the release! Wladimir -- Meet PCI DSS 3.0 Compliance Requirements with EventLog Analyzer Achieve PCI

[Bitcoin-development] [ann] Bitcoin Core 0.9.3 has been released

2014-09-27 Thread Wladimir
Andresen - Jeff Garzik - Johnathan Corgan - Julian Haight - Michael Ford - Pavel Vasin - Peter Todd - phantomcircuit - Pieter Wuille - Rose Toomey - Ruben Dario Ponticelli - shshshsh - Trevin Hofmann - Warren Togami - Wladimir J. van der Laan - Zak Wilcox As well as everyone that helped translating

Re: [Bitcoin-development] [ann] Bitcoin Core 0.9.3 rc2 is available for download

2014-09-18 Thread Wladimir
` and `-maxorphanblocks=n` options for control over the maximum orphan counts Wladimir -- Want excitement? Manually upgrade your production database. When you want reliability, choose Perforce Perforce version control. Predictably reliable

Re: [Bitcoin-development] BIP72 amendment proposal

2014-09-13 Thread Wladimir
request matches the URI. So *if* you communicate the URI by secure means, this authenticates the associated payment request as well, even if fetched by insecure means (such as http:...) itself. Wladimir -- Want excitement

Re: [Bitcoin-development] BIP72 amendment proposal

2014-09-12 Thread Wladimir
, they need not compare any of the other fields. Sounds like a good idea to me. I had no idea that some clients were comparing addresses and amounts in the URI with the payment request for security, that seems like a hacky and inflexible way. This is much better. Wladimir

[Bitcoin-development] [ann] Bitcoin Core 0.9.3 rc1 is available for download

2014-08-28 Thread Wladimir
contributed to this release: - Andrew Poelstra - Cory Fields - Jeff Garzik - Johnathan Corgan - Julian Haight - Michael Ford - Pavel Vasin - Peter Todd - Pieter Wuille - Rose Toomey - Ruben Dario Ponticelli - Trevin Hofmann - Wladimir J. van der Laan - Zak Wilcox As well as everyone that helped

Re: [Bitcoin-development] Reconsidering github

2014-08-23 Thread Wladimir
requiring *everyone* to use local tools. It's easy to let paranoia get in the way of actual effectiveness. Wladimir -- Slashdot TV. Video for Nerds. Stuff that matters. http://tv.slashdot.org

Re: [Bitcoin-development] Reconsidering github

2014-08-20 Thread Wladimir
. So that means you're volunteering to run a web-accessible mirror of the bitcoin repositories? Wladimir -- Slashdot TV. Video for Nerds. Stuff that matters. http://tv.slashdot.org

Re: [Bitcoin-development] Reconsidering github

2014-08-19 Thread Wladimir
don't see the point of this, sorry. Wladimir -- ___ Bitcoin-development mailing list Bitcoin-development@lists.sourceforge.net https://lists.sourceforge.net/lists/listinfo/bitcoin

Re: [Bitcoin-development] What is the danger if bitcoind startted with -flushwallet=false ?

2014-08-13 Thread Wladimir
files. There is a non-zero chance that this will fail and manual recovery is needed. As the wallet is usually critical, it is unwise to disable that option. Wladimir

Re: [Bitcoin-development] NODE_EXT_SERVICES and advertising related services

2014-08-08 Thread Wladimir
to connect on, for the auxilary service. Wladimir -- 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

Re: [Bitcoin-development] NODE_EXT_SERVICES and advertising related services

2014-08-08 Thread Wladimir
bits are for advertising services on the P2P network. That's not open for discussion. Wladimir -- 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

Re: [Bitcoin-development] NODE_EXT_SERVICES and advertising related services

2014-08-08 Thread Wladimir
On Fri, Aug 8, 2014 at 12:15 PM, Wladimir laa...@gmail.com wrote: On Fri, Aug 8, 2014 at 12:01 PM, Mike Hearn m...@plan99.net wrote: He wants to use it to advertise services that are not part of the P2P protocol itself, but run on a different port. Reserving services bits for those

Re: [Bitcoin-development] NODE_EXT_SERVICES and advertising related services

2014-08-08 Thread Wladimir
P2P clients, is easy. Wladimir -- 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

Re: [Bitcoin-development] NODE_EXT_SERVICES and advertising related services

2014-08-08 Thread Wladimir
bitcoind already has. An external plugin would have to recalculate it from scratch which seems redundant. Well to play the devil's advocate, you could set it up to query the information back over RPC :-) But yeah, I didn't mean getutxos specifically, it has a trivial implementation anyway. Wladimir

Re: [Bitcoin-development] NODE_EXT_SERVICES and advertising related services

2014-08-08 Thread Wladimir
. The interface to the outside and the interface to the inside should be well-separated. I'd be OK with such an idea if bitcoind listens on a separate port for connections from plugins, a port that cannot be used for normal P2P traffic. This could also be a UNIX socket instead of a TCP port. Wladimir

Re: [Bitcoin-development] Bitcoin development (testing where to get Wallet code)

2014-07-30 Thread Wladimir
and then I could trace from there ). If you want to work on Bitcoin Core, a Linux box (or VM) is the best development environment. Getting started building on WIndows or Mac is harder (but possible). There is work in progress to make building the dependencies easier for those. Wladimir

Re: [Bitcoin-development] Abusive and broken bitcoin seeders

2014-07-30 Thread Wladimir
The version message helpfully tells me my own IP address but not theirs ;p Try -logips. Logging peer IPs was disabled by default after #3764. BTW I'm seeing the same abusive behavior. Who is running these? Why do the requests need to be so frequent? Wladimir

[Bitcoin-development] Policy for DNS seeds

2014-07-21 Thread Wladimir
as posting on bitcoin-development. Behavior outside of these expectations may be reasonable in some situations but should be discussed in public in advance. See https://github.com/bitcoin/bitcoin/pull/4566 Wladimir

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

2014-07-19 Thread Wladimir
, instead of when it broadcasts it? So the peers are prepared, and the actual block broadcast is just the header + coinbase tx. Wladimir -- Want fast and easy access to all the code in your enterprise? Index and search up

Re: [Bitcoin-development] Small update to BIP 62

2014-07-18 Thread Wladimir
to be bug-for-bug compatible with its own prior versions forever, so better to strictly define what is allowed. Wladimir -- Want fast and easy access to all the code in your enterprise? Index and search up to 200,000 lines

Re: [Bitcoin-development] BIP 38 NFC normalisation issue

2014-07-16 Thread Wladimir
to me. Carriage returns, linefeeds, formfeeds, null characters, I see no valid reason to allow them and lots of reasons they could cause havoc. PILE OF POO or GRINNING CAT FACE WITH SMILING EYES should be allowed in this day and age though. Wladimir

Re: [Bitcoin-development] Bitcoin address TTL key expiration?

2014-07-15 Thread Wladimir
and deprecating the use of addresses is the best way forward, and not just for this reason. Wladimir -- 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

Re: [Bitcoin-development] Bitcoin address TTL key expiration?

2014-07-15 Thread Wladimir
On Tue, Jul 15, 2014 at 10:23 AM, Jeff Garzik jgar...@bitpay.com wrote: On Tue, Jul 15, 2014 at 4:19 AM, Wladimir laa...@gmail.com wrote: There are major gaps that the payment protocol doesn't cover. There are several deployed use cases where you are provided/request an address, an API

Re: [Bitcoin-development] Bitcoin Protocol Specification

2014-07-14 Thread Wladimir
As a loose description of the protocol for newbies it's an invaluable resource and perhaps we should link to it from the developer guide. It has already been linked from the developer guide for quite a while, under Additional Resources. Wladimir

Re: [Bitcoin-development] Anyone still using SOCKS4?

2014-07-07 Thread Wladimir
core. So it is not part of this discussion. And SOCKS5 can do all of that just as well. But if you feel like contributing SOCKS4a support that's fine with me. Wladimir -- Open source business process management suite

Re: [Bitcoin-development] Anyone still using SOCKS4?

2014-07-04 Thread Wladimir
On Wed, Jun 11, 2014 at 5:39 PM, Wladimir laa...@gmail.com wrote: If no one screams fire, we plan on removing support for it in the next major release, for two reasons: - It would remove some crufty, hardly tested code paths - SOCKS5 offers better privacy as it allows DNS redirection

Re: [Bitcoin-development] About the small number of bitcoin nodes

2014-06-30 Thread Wladimir
out of characters in ASCII. FYI someone created this! It's still in the initial stages, I'm sure the author could use some help to grow this into a full-functional node admin tool. https://github.com/azeteki/bitcoind-ncurses Wladimir

Re: [Bitcoin-development] Plans to separate wallet from core

2014-06-24 Thread Wladimir
projects as well, for example CoinVault. Wladimir -- Open source business process management suite built on Java and Eclipse Turn processes into business applications with Bonita BPM Community Edition Quickly connect people, data

Re: [Bitcoin-development] Plans to separate wallet from core

2014-06-24 Thread Wladimir
) bitcoind as lean as possible. Maintaining extra indices for others doesn't fit in there - that's also why the address index patch was not merged. An 'index node' could be a different animal. Wladimir -- Open source business

Re: [Bitcoin-development] Plans to separate wallet from core

2014-06-24 Thread Wladimir
need to figure into how things are developed. Wladimir -- Open source business process management suite built on Java and Eclipse Turn processes into business applications with Bonita BPM Community Edition Quickly connect

Re: [Bitcoin-development] Plans to separate wallet from core

2014-06-23 Thread Wladimir
in the wallet. Wladimir -- HPCC Systems Open Source Big Data Platform from LexisNexis Risk Solutions Find What Matters Most in Your Big Data with HPCC Systems Open Source. Fast. Scalable. Simple. Ideal for Dirty Data

Re: [Bitcoin-development] Proposal: allocate 8 service bits for experimental use

2014-06-18 Thread Wladimir
extension. Alas, this moves it from a straightforward and common sense change to a significant change to the protocol. Wladimir -- HPCC Systems Open Source Big Data Platform from LexisNexis Risk Solutions Find What Matters Most

Re: [Bitcoin-development] Proposal: allocate 8 service bits for experimental use

2014-06-17 Thread Wladimir
On Tue, Jun 17, 2014 at 10:08 AM, Wladimir laa...@gmail.com wrote: On Tue, Jun 17, 2014 at 10:02 AM, Matt Whitlock b...@mattwhitlock.name wrote: On Tuesday, 17 June 2014, at 9:57 am, Wladimir wrote: Yes, as I said in the github topic (https://github.com/bitcoin/bitcoin/pull/4351) I suggest

[Bitcoin-development] [ann] Bitcoin Core version 0.9.2 has been released

2014-06-17 Thread Wladimir
- Philip Kaufmann - philsong - Pieter Wuille - R E Broadley - richierichrawr - Rune K. Svendsen - rxl - shshshsh - Simon de la Rouviere - Stuart Cardall - super3 - Telepatheic - Thomas Zander - Torstein Husebø - Warren Togami - Wladimir J. van der Laan - Yoichi Hirai

Re: [Bitcoin-development] [ann] Bitcoin Core version 0.9.2 has been released

2014-06-17 Thread Wladimir
On Tue, Jun 17, 2014 at 4:27 PM, Jesus Cea j...@jcea.es wrote: On 17/06/14 11:46, Wladimir wrote: Under Ubuntu 10.04: jcea@ubuntu:/tmp/bitcoin-0.9.2-linux/bin/64$ ./bitcoin-qt ./bitcoin-qt: symbol lookup error: ./bitcoin-qt: undefined symbol: _ZN10QTextCodec11validCodecsEv Did it work

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

2014-06-14 Thread Wladimir
if someone added that. Wladimir -- HPCC Systems Open Source Big Data Platform from LexisNexis Risk Solutions Find What Matters Most in Your Big Data with HPCC Systems Open Source. Fast. Scalable. Simple. Ideal for Dirty Data

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

2014-06-14 Thread Wladimir
On Sat, Jun 14, 2014 at 7:42 AM, Un Ix slashdevn...@hotmail.com wrote: How about a prize for anyone who can spot any malicious strings within next hour? ;-) Hah, if there was to be a prize I'd rather have people looking out for icebergs than for wrongly arranged deck chairs :-) Wladimir

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

2014-06-13 Thread Wladimir
It cannot, it is just data. Wladimir -- HPCC Systems Open Source Big Data Platform from LexisNexis Risk Solutions Find What Matters Most in Your Big Data with HPCC Systems Open Source. Fast. Scalable. Simple. Ideal

[Bitcoin-development] Anyone still using SOCKS4?

2014-06-11 Thread Wladimir
code paths - SOCKS5 offers better privacy as it allows DNS redirection Wladimir -- HPCC Systems Open Source Big Data Platform from LexisNexis Risk Solutions Find What Matters Most in Your Big Data with HPCC Systems Open

[Bitcoin-development] 0.9.2rc2 tagged, gitian builds needed

2014-06-10 Thread Wladimir
seen any new problems reported, but it'd be useful to get these last-minute fixes tested too. Wladimir -- HPCC Systems Open Source Big Data Platform from LexisNexis Risk Solutions Find What Matters Most in Your Big Data

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