I've been wondering why a blockchain is necessary at all. Ripple doesn't
have one (I haven't looked closely at their implementation but it seems
reasonable to go without one).
When you do blockchain based transaction confirmations, you give full
authority to the miner that finds the transaction
If you have the resources to attack one of the bigger altcoins, you
probably have a significant investment in the cryptocurrency space, and a
significant interest in protecting it. Compromising even something like
dogecoin would cause a lot of questions to be raised and likely drop the
Seems like a good change to me.
On Wed, Jan 21, 2015 at 7:32 PM, Rusty Russell ru...@rustcorp.com.au
Pieter Wuille pieter.wui...@gmail.com writes:
We've been aware of the risk of depending on OpenSSL for consensus
rules for a while, and were trying to get rid of
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