Re: [Bitcoin-development] Fwd: [BIP 15] Aliases

2011-12-12 Thread Daniel F
I was in brmlab and wanted to pay 1 BTC for a Club Mate. They had on the wall a picture of their QR code and a bitcoin address. I don't own a mobile phone so the QR code is useless. Then I remembered FirstBits, went to my terminal and typed 1brmlab. I got their bitcoin address from the

Re: [Bitcoin-development] off-topic: bitcoin-forum...

2012-02-19 Thread Daniel F
on 02/19/2012 04:32 PM grarpamp said the following: I am trying to post on the bitcoin forums (bitcointalk.org) I wish there were a bitcoin-user mailing list??? But the one on sourceforge is dead. Forums are too full of avatars, smilies, sigblocks and dead mass to be of much use. Not to

Re: [Bitcoin-development] off-topic: bitcoin-forum...

2012-02-19 Thread Daniel F
on 02/19/2012 07:13 PM grarpamp said the following: Some time ago i started a googlegroup mailing list, bitcoin-discussion. It's been pretty low-volume... but it's something. :) http://groups.google.com/group/bitcoin-discussion Unfortunately it appears to be just as dead as the one on

Re: [Bitcoin-development] Bitcoin Testing Project

2012-09-25 Thread Daniel F
on 09/25/2012 02:32 PM steve said the following: Anyone interested in helping out/reviewing processes? even if it is just some encouragement, it is all greatly appreciated. not enough time in the day for me to seriously help out, but since you asked, here's some encouragement. :) more testing

Re: [Bitcoin-development] Proposal: MultiBit as default desktop client on bitcoin.org

2013-07-09 Thread Daniel F
on 07/09/2013 06:56 AM Jim said the following: + it will bump up the MultiBit download from about 11MB to 30-40MB (I think). This drops the maximum copies of MultiBit the multibit.org server can deliver per day from around 90,000 to 30,000ish. The multibit.org server maxes out at 1 TB of

Re: [Bitcoin-development] Proposal: MultiBit as default desktop client on bitcoin.org

2013-07-09 Thread Daniel F
on 07/09/2013 10:28 AM Mike Hearn said the following: SourceForge has a horrible UI and blocks some countries. It also exposes us to a large and potentially hackable mirror network. Whilst we're not bandwidth constrained on our own servers, let's try and keep using them. the point was just

Re: [Bitcoin-development] Safe auto-updating

2013-08-05 Thread Daniel F
If you want package authentication, you should at least throw in some digital signing, not just a checksum. With a compromised host, both the checksum and binaries can be changed undetectably, but if there's a signature made by a key that is not kept on the host, there's no way to fake a valid