Re: [Bitcoin-development] Discovery/addr packets (was: Service bits for pruned nodes)

2013-05-07 Thread Mike Hearn
You mean scam you with a zero-conf transaction that hasn't actually been broadcast? Yeah. Or just scam you at all. It's hard to imagine an organisation as a big as a mobile carrier engaging in financial scamming (roaming fees excepted). I've said this before, but I think it's worth repeating.

[Bitcoin-development] WebCryto standard to support secp256r1 but not secp256k1

2013-05-07 Thread Melvin Carvalho
Looking at the proposed native crypto browser support (should arrive in the next year) http://www.w3.org/TR/WebCryptoAPI/#EcKeyGenParams-dictionary We see: enum NamedCurve { // NIST recommended curve P-256, also known as secp256r1. P-256, // NIST recommended curve P-384, also known as

Re: [Bitcoin-development] minor bitcoin-qt gripes moving BTC off specific key

2013-05-07 Thread Gavin Andresen
sweep private key is the missing functionality. I agree, it would be nice to have. On Tue, May 7, 2013 at 8:16 AM, Adam Back a...@cypherspace.org wrote: Hi Three minor security/other issues: 1. please a way to unlock the wallet without displaying wallet password in console screen

Re: [Bitcoin-development] minor bitcoin-qt gripes moving BTC off specific key

2013-05-07 Thread Pieter Wuille
On Tue, May 07, 2013 at 02:16:41PM +0200, Adam Back wrote: Hi Three minor security/other issues: 1. please a way to unlock the wallet without displaying wallet password in console screen (console unlock wallet, to import priv key); or I think the general solution here is providing a

Re: [Bitcoin-development] minor bitcoin-qt gripes moving BTC off specific key

2013-05-07 Thread Adam Back
At ZKS other than freedom network (ToR precursor) we had psueudonyms associated with cookie managers. The idea was you create pseudonyms for different purposes to segregate your online linkability. medical casual browsing social media private work

Re: [Bitcoin-development] minor bitcoin-qt gripes moving BTC off specific key

2013-05-07 Thread Craig B Agricola
BTW, Adam, I suspect you might be using the console in the GUI, and that might be under Windows for all I know, but I usually do it this way on the command line under Linux: echo -n Password: ;bitcoind walletpassphrase `stty -echo;read p;echo $p;stty echo` 60; echo This uses the JSON API to

Re: [Bitcoin-development] limits of network hacking/netsplits (was: Discovery/addr packets)

2013-05-07 Thread Matt Corallo
I really beg to differ on this one. If you're an Ubuntu user who is behind only one distro (quantal) you're stuck on version 0.6.2 with no updates since 2012 (yes, that means on May 15th you'll be lost). For those still on Debian Squeeze (ie barely out of date), you get 0.3.24! Yes, 0.3.24