Re: [Bitcoin-development] Version 0.7 release planning

2012-08-02 Thread Gavin
I have no objections to a rc1 happening before I'm back. -- Gavin Andresen On Aug 2, 2012, at 10:45 AM, Jeff Garzik jgar...@exmulti.com wrote: On Thu, Aug 2, 2012 at 12:43 PM, Jeff Garzik jgar...@exmulti.com wrote: There seems to be consensus that we should go ahead and do a release, before

Re: [Bitcoin-development] Feedback requested: reject p2p message

2013-10-25 Thread Gavin
On Oct 26, 2013, at 11:01 AM, Jean-Paul Kogelman jeanpaulkogel...@me.com wrote: Would it make sense to use either fixed length strings or maybe even enums? No. Enums or fixed length strings just make it harder to extend, for no benefit (bandwidth of 'reject' messages doesn't matter, they

Re: [Bitcoin-development] Proposal to change payment protocol signing

2014-04-29 Thread Gavin
Consensus is the spec should be clarified to match current behavior, so it won't change. -- Gavin Andresen On Apr 29, 2014, at 9:44 AM, Jouke Hofman jo...@bitonic.nl wrote: -BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE- Hash: SHA1 We have BIP70 already in use (over a hundred paid requests

Re: [Bitcoin-development] Long-term mining incentives

2015-05-13 Thread Gavin
checkpoints with nothing. -- Gavin Andresen On May 13, 2015, at 8:26 AM, Alex Mizrahi alex.mizr...@gmail.com wrote: Let's consider a concrete example: 1. User wants to accept Bitcoin payments, as his customers want this. 2. He downloads a recent version of Bitcoin Core, checks hashes and so

Re: [Bitcoin-development] Tough questions for Peter Todd, Chief Scientist {Mastercoin | Counterparty | Coinkite | Darkwallet | Viacoin}

2015-06-04 Thread Gavin
Completely off-topic for this mailing list, which is about coding/technology not people. Stop or I will excercise my moderator superpowers and remove you from this list. -- Gavin Andresen On Jun 4, 2015, at 5:52 PM, Sven Berg svenb...@airmail.cc wrote: 1) Hours/week have

[Bitcoin-development] Version 0.4 release candidate 1

2011-09-02 Thread Gavin Andresen
to fix some chronic problems with bitcoind becoming unresponsive due to deadlocks. git shortlog --no-merges v0.3.24.. ... will give you all the changes. Thanks to everybody who contributed patches, and sorry if your favorite patch is not included. -- -- Gavin Andresen

[Bitcoin-development] Difficulty adjustment / time issues

2011-09-13 Thread Gavin Andresen
of the network will accept, run ntp on your system. I THINK that fixing (2) will make (1) a non-issue-- if miners can't mess around with block times very much then it will be very difficult for them to manipulate the difficulty for their benefit. -- -- Gavin Andresen

Re: [Bitcoin-development] Request review: drop misbehaving peers

2011-09-15 Thread Gavin Andresen
with those. PS: I'll add Gregory's comment: There should be nothing I can give a node that it will forward on that will make that node's peers drop it. (and this needs to remain true while forwarding rules evolve) ... as a comment in the code so hopefully we don't forget it. -- -- Gavin Andresen

Re: [Bitcoin-development] Bitcoin Enhancement Proposals (BEPS)

2011-09-19 Thread Gavin Andresen
be pronounced bear or beer). I generally don't care about names, but it seems like a little planning now might save some confusion later. And I don't want the BitTorrent folks to get pissed off at us for 'stealing' their acronym, either. -- -- Gavin Andresen

Re: [Bitcoin-development] Newly introduced DoS

2011-09-27 Thread Gavin Andresen
is also appropriate, because attackers look for subtle bugs and edge cases that can be exploited. -- -- Gavin Andresen -- All the data continuously generated in your IT infrastructure contains a definitive record of customers

Re: [Bitcoin-development] Multisignature transations

2011-09-30 Thread Gavin Andresen
' transaction types in the future. -- -- Gavin Andresen -- All of the data generated in your IT infrastructure is seriously valuable. Why? It contains a definitive record of application performance, security threats, fraudulent

[Bitcoin-development] Help wanted: translations

2011-10-08 Thread Gavin Andresen
/master/src/qt/locale http://doc.qt.nokia.com/latest/linguist-manual.html http://www.transifex.net/ -- -- Gavin Andresen -- All of the data generated in your IT infrastructure is seriously valuable. Why? It contains

[Bitcoin-development] Please help test 0.5 release candidate 1

2011-10-10 Thread Gavin Andresen
: setlabel getlabel getaddressesbylabel getamountreceived getallreceived getreceivedbylabel listreceivedbylabel Run: git shortlog --no-merges v0.4.0.. ... to get a complete list of changes, and thanks to everybody who is contributing! -- -- Gavin Andresen

[Bitcoin-development] BIP process

2011-10-18 Thread Gavin Andresen
the role of BIP editor. • I think bitcoin is still too small to have a specialized bitcoin-ideas mailing list; I propose that new potential BIPs be discussed either here or on the bitcoin-dev mailing list. What do y'all think? -- -- Gavin Andresen

Re: [Bitcoin-development] Determine input addresses of a transaction

2011-10-24 Thread Gavin Andresen
... as the input instead of sig pubKey. The greensig will be ignored by old clients. The transactions is still considered 'standard'. But you could teach bitcoin to look for greensig signatures in wallet transactions... -- -- Gavin Andresen

Re: [Bitcoin-development] Detecting OP_EVAL scriptPubKeys that are to you

2011-10-25 Thread Gavin Andresen
). For use cases where all the keys belong to you... either a good, automatic, in-the-cloud-backup or the equivalent of -rescan is needed to recover in case the mappings are lost. -- -- Gavin Andresen -- The demand

Re: [Bitcoin-development] Detecting OP_EVAL scriptPubKeys that are to you

2011-10-29 Thread Gavin Andresen
for all of our existing infrastructure to support. -- -- Gavin Andresen -- Get your Android app more play: Bring it to the BlackBerry PlayBook in minutes. BlackBerry App World#153; now supports Android#153; Apps

Re: [Bitcoin-development] Please help sanity test: Linux/Windows 0.5.0rc2 binaries

2011-11-04 Thread Gavin Andresen
If you wonder where the bitcoin-0.5.0rc2-linux.tar.gz went... I removed it because it is not sane (we need to teach the Qt build to statically link dependencies). Once the Mac and Linux deployment issues are fixed, expect a release candidate 3... -- -- Gavin Andresen

Re: [Bitcoin-development] multisig, op_eval and lock_time/sequence...

2011-11-09 Thread Gavin Andresen
anonymous to use the blockchain instead of directly connecting to, and finding out the IP address of, the parties involved in the transaction. -- -- Gavin Andresen -- RSA(R) Conference 2012 Save $700 by Nov 18 Register

Re: [Bitcoin-development] multisig, op_eval and lock_time/sequence...

2011-11-09 Thread Gavin Andresen
to gather signatures. -- -- Gavin Andresen -- RSA(R) Conference 2012 Save $700 by Nov 18 Register now http://p.sf.net/sfu/rsa-sfdev2dev1 ___ Bitcoin-development mailing list

[Bitcoin-development] Release candidates: versions 0.4.1 and 0.5

2011-11-16 Thread Gavin Andresen
I need help sanity testing these: https://sourceforge.net/projects/bitcoin/files/Bitcoin/bitcoin-0.4.1/test/ https://sourceforge.net/projects/bitcoin/files/Bitcoin/bitcoin-0.5.0/test/ -- -- Gavin Andresen -- All

[Bitcoin-development] There will be a release candidate 6...

2011-11-17 Thread Gavin Andresen
TO HELP: There is still a mysterious problem with bdb throwing an exception when dbenv.close(0) is called during shutdown. If you can compile a -g version of bdb and then step through DbEnv::close in a debugger and tell me why it is throwing an exception that would be extremely helpful. -- -- Gavin

[Bitcoin-development] Need help testing/debugging: Linux64

2011-11-19 Thread Gavin Andresen
on (is it only bitcoin-qt that is crashing? Is Ubuntu OK but other linux variations broken? etc) -- -- Gavin Andresen -- All the data continuously generated in your IT infrastructure contains a definitive record

[Bitcoin-development] State of Bitcoin Development: November Brain Dump

2011-11-21 Thread Gavin Andresen
/message.php?msg_id=28223657 -- -- Gavin Andresen -- All the data continuously generated in your IT infrastructure contains a definitive record of customers, application performance, security threats, fraudulent activity

Re: [Bitcoin-development] Addressing rapid changes in mining power

2011-11-23 Thread Gavin Andresen
. --- PS: I proposed a different method for dealing with large hash power drops for the testnet on the Forums yesterday, and am testing it today. -- -- Gavin Andresen -- All the data continuously generated in your

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

2011-12-13 Thread Gavin Andresen
to 'someb...@foo.bit'. It seems to me that if it was DNS-based, the address should be something like 'somebody.bitcoin.foo.com'. But I think it is unlikely people will setup and run a custom DNS server just to support bitcoin payments. -- -- Gavin Andresen

[Bitcoin-development] IMPORTANT: if you are running latest git HEAD

2011-12-25 Thread Gavin Andresen
up! -- -- Gavin Andresen -- Write once. Port to many. Get the SDK and tools to simplify cross-platform app development. Create new or port existing apps to sell to consumers worldwide. Explore the Intel AppUpSM program

Re: [Bitcoin-development] BIP Submission

2012-01-16 Thread Gavin Andresen
alternative to BIP 16 (/P2SH/). Thank you, Ben Reeves -- -- Gavin Andresen -- Keep Your Developer Skills Current with LearnDevNow! The most comprehensive online learning library for Microsoft developers is just $99.99

Re: [Bitcoin-development] Fuzzer?

2012-01-26 Thread Gavin Andresen
the connected peer(s) react to all the fuzzy 'inv/tx' protocol messages. I built it to stress-test BIP 16, there are lots of useful features that could be added. Patches welcome! -- -- Gavin Andresen -- Keep Your Developer Skills

Re: [Bitcoin-development] Fw: Quote on BIP 16

2012-01-29 Thread Gavin Andresen
it means a new 'type' of bitcoin address every time we want a new transaction type and long addresses. Its only advantage is it didn't use CHECKMULTISIG, so there were no problems with maximum-sigops-per-block. -- -- Gavin Andresen

Re: [Bitcoin-development] CAddrMan: Stochastic IP address manager

2012-01-30 Thread Gavin Andresen
, and the DNS seeding hosts seems to be working nicely, too. -- -- Gavin Andresen -- Keep Your Developer Skills Current with LearnDevNow! The most comprehensive online learning library for Microsoft developers is just $99.99

Re: [Bitcoin-development] BIP 21 (modification BIP 20)

2012-01-31 Thread Gavin Andresen
RE: BIP 21 versus BIP 20: I like BIP 21; simpler is better. RE: signing and dating URIs: good ideas. I think we should agree that there is consensus around BIP 21 and then after there is some experience with signing/dating URIs you should write follow-up BIPs . -- -- Gavin Andresen

[Bitcoin-development] Version 0.6 release candidate 1 plan

2012-02-06 Thread Gavin Andresen
a separate discussion thread with some thoughts on rolling out higher-level multisignature support. -- -- Gavin Andresen -- Try before you buy = See our experts in action! The most comprehensive online learning library

[Bitcoin-development] Multisignature transaction support in the GUI

2012-02-06 Thread Gavin Andresen
the GUI (should be a very simple change to the address validation logic). But creating multisig addresses via the GUI should wait until the next release. -- -- Gavin Andresen -- Try before you buy = See our experts in action

Re: [Bitcoin-development] Version 0.6 release candidate 1 plan

2012-02-07 Thread Gavin Andresen
(sender's wallet site/software would do this) + Give transaction ID, return boolean has this transaction been deeclared green? As I said, I think any design that relies on clients recognizing two variations of a transaction is a very bad idea. -- -- Gavin Andresen

[Bitcoin-development] 0.6 Release Candidate 1

2012-02-08 Thread Gavin Andresen
, as specified in BIP 16. Run with -bip16=0 to turn off support for BIP 16. -- -- Gavin Andresen -- Keep Your Developer Skills Current with LearnDevNow! The most comprehensive online learning library for Microsoft

[Bitcoin-development] IRC meeting Tuesday, Feb 14, 21:00 UTC

2012-02-13 Thread Gavin Andresen
as a solution). Then when we're done talking tech we can all send each other bitcoins with addresses that are cute Valentine's day messages... -- -- Gavin Andresen -- Keep Your Developer Skills Current with LearnDevNow

Re: [Bitcoin-development] BIP-13

2012-02-20 Thread Gavin Andresen
singlesig/p2sh address collisions counts as a major flaw. -- -- Gavin Andresen -- Try before you buy = See our experts in action! The most comprehensive online learning library for Microsoft developers is just $99.99! Visual

Re: [Bitcoin-development] BIP-13

2012-02-22 Thread Gavin Andresen
decodes to the same digit in base58 maye?) -- -- Gavin Andresen -- Virtualization Cloud Management Using Capacity Planning Cloud computing makes use of virtualization - but cloud computing also focuses on allowing computing

Re: [Bitcoin-development] BitcoinQt eating 100% CPU

2012-02-23 Thread Gavin Andresen
Bitcoin-Qt does not register itself as a bitcoin: URL handler, so the easiest fix for the 0.6 release would be to just never launch the ipcThread #ifdef Q_WS_MAC -- -- Gavin Andresen -- Virtualization Cloud Management

Re: [Bitcoin-development] Duplicate transactions vulnerability

2012-02-29 Thread Gavin Andresen
takes 100 blocks. And it won't mature because a majority of hashing power is rejecting it, right? -- -- Gavin Andresen -- Virtualization Cloud Management Using Capacity Planning Cloud computing makes use

Re: [Bitcoin-development] Fwd: Proposal for a new opcode

2012-03-03 Thread Gavin Andresen
to enable strong anonymity (at the very least, I assume we'll need one or more new 'standard' transaction types that clients understand). -- -- Gavin Andresen -- Virtualization Cloud Management Using Capacity Planning

[Bitcoin-development] 0.6rc3 binaries available

2012-03-13 Thread Gavin Andresen
, and being stuck on the wrong block-chain fork -- -- Gavin Andresen -- Keep Your Developer Skills Current with LearnDevNow! The most comprehensive online learning library for Microsoft developers is just $99.99! Visual Studio

[Bitcoin-development] April 1 BIP16 switchover time is definite

2012-03-16 Thread Gavin Andresen
a discussion about it here. -- -- Gavin Andresen PS: If you're curious, here is what support over the last 30 days looks like, beginning with the last 24 hours (144 blocks) and going backwards for each 24 hour period: Found 103 matches in 144 blocks (71.5 percent) Found 99 matches in 144 blocks

Re: [Bitcoin-development] April 1 BIP16 switchover time is definite

2012-03-16 Thread Gavin Andresen
Pretty graph of support over the last 100 blocks here:  github.com/bitcoin/bitcoin/ D'oh! correct url for the pretty graph: http://blockchain.info/P2SH -- -- Gavin Andresen -- This SF email is sponsosred by: Try

[Bitcoin-development] Urgent: Windows Bitcoin-Qt update

2012-03-16 Thread Gavin Andresen
free to drop by the #bitcoin-dev channel on FreeNode IRC. - -- Gavin Andresen Gregory Maxwell Matt Corallo Nils Schneider Wladimir J. van der Laan -BEGIN PGP SIGNATURE- Version: GnuPG v1.4.9 (Darwin) Comment: Using GnuPG with Mozilla - http://enigmail.mozdev.org

[Bitcoin-development] Full disclosure on the Bitcoin-Qt on Windows problem

2012-03-19 Thread Gavin Andresen
that devices get compromised and design around that assumption. I think that is a lesson that the entire software industry needs to learn better. -- -- Gavin Andresen -- This SF email is sponsosred by: Try Windows Azure free

[Bitcoin-development] Version 0.6 release candidate 5 binaries

2012-03-26 Thread Gavin Andresen
blockchain reorganizations + New code for managing the addr.dat file that prevents an attacker from filling it with bogus entries. - -- - -- Gavin Andresen -BEGIN PGP SIGNATURE- Version: GnuPG v1.4.9 (Darwin) Comment: Using GnuPG with Mozilla - http://enigmail.mozdev.org

[Bitcoin-development] Release plan: 0.6.1

2012-04-02 Thread Gavin Andresen
your favorite feature to get into bitcoin core faster please spend some time helping test other people's favorite features. -- -- Gavin Andresen -- This SF email is sponsosred by: Try Windows Azure free for 90 days Click

Re: [Bitcoin-development] Signature Blocks and URI Sign Requests

2012-04-03 Thread Gavin Andresen
? You're glossing over little details like what character encoding is used for the message, but I'd rather leverage all the work already done by the IETF to nail down all those little details rather then re-discover them and come up with our own solutions. -- -- Gavin Andresen

Re: [Bitcoin-development] Adding request/reply id in messages

2012-04-12 Thread Gavin Andresen
a perfectly reasonable protocol improvement to me. Anybody else have an opinion? -- -- Gavin Andresen -- For Developers, A Lot Can Happen In A Second. Boundary is the first to Know...and Tell You. Monitor Your Applications

[Bitcoin-development] Testnet reset for the 0.7 release

2012-05-29 Thread Gavin Andresen
-implementing Bitcoin then accepting the Mark III testnet blockchain is a good first test for compatibility. You'll still need to do a lot of work to make sure you reject the same set of invalid transactions or blocks as the original Bitcoin code. -- -- Gavin Andresen

Re: [Bitcoin-development] BIP22/getmemorypool

2012-06-11 Thread Gavin Andresen
especially like to hear what people think will be the will be used by lots of pool customers features and what are the will be used by less than 5% of pool customers features. -- -- Gavin Andresen -- Live Security Virtual

[Bitcoin-development] Raw Transaction RPC calls for bitcoind

2012-06-14 Thread Gavin Andresen
fa6110c77c431035e8d462e3a932255d9dda65e8fada55c2103c556ef01e89a07ee9ba61581658fa007bf442232daed8b465c47c278550d3dab52ae0100f2052a01001976a9146e0920fc26383dc7e6101bc417cf87169d0cedbd88ac Returns: error: {code:-22,message:TX rejected} (Rejected because it doesn't have all required signatures, if it was accepted it would return the transaction id) -- -- Gavin Andresen

Re: [Bitcoin-development] Near-term scalability

2012-06-15 Thread Gavin Andresen
, it should let clients compete to have the smartest/bestest algorithms for saving their user's money on transaction fees. -- -- Gavin Andresen -- Live Security Virtual Conference Exclusive live event will cover all

Re: [Bitcoin-development] LevelDB benchmarking

2012-06-19 Thread Gavin Andresen
OK, to make progress on this work I need a few decisions (Gavin?) 1) Shall we do it? What problem does it solve? If the problem it will solve is it will only take 4 hours to download the entire blockchain next year instead of taking 16 hours then no, I don't think we should do it, both 4

Re: [Bitcoin-development] BIP 34: Block v2, Height in Coinbase

2012-07-06 Thread Gavin Andresen
be part of the main chain. -- -- Gavin Andresen -- Live Security Virtual Conference Exclusive live event will cover all the ways today's security and threat landscape has changed and how IT managers can respond. Discussions

Re: [Bitcoin-development] script tests - invalid script in script_valid.json?

2012-07-29 Thread Gavin Andresen
chain (maybe the testnet3 tesnet-in-a-box chain) would be very useful for regression testing. -- -- Gavin Andresen -- Live Security Virtual Conference Exclusive live event will cover all the ways today's security

[Bitcoin-development] Bitcoin-Qt/bitcoind version 0.7 released

2012-09-17 Thread Gavin Andresen
debug.log upon SIGHUP * Bash programmable completion for bitcoind(1) * On supported OS's, each thread is given a useful name -- Thanks to everybody who contributed to this release: Chris Moore Christian von Roques David Joel Schwartz Douglas Huff Fordy Gavin Andresen Giel

Re: [Bitcoin-development] Bitcoin Testing Project

2012-09-26 Thread Gavin Andresen
add a lot of value. Steve: I'm worried you're over-designing The Process. A release acceptance test plan could be nothing more than a step-by-step checklist on a wiki page, Google Doc, or Drobox shared folder... -- -- Gavin Andresen

Re: [Bitcoin-development] Payment protocol thoughts

2012-10-02 Thread Gavin Andresen
have it anyway: + Where-to-send-refund information included with payments, so overpayments/refunds can be handled efficiently and displayed intelligently in the customer's wallet. Everything else I think can wait. -- -- Gavin Andresen

[Bitcoin-development] 0.7.1 release

2012-10-03 Thread Gavin Andresen
redeemScript to raw transactions API : https://github.com/bitcoin/bitcoin/pull/1818 Add new RPC lockunspent, to prevent spending of selected outputs : https://github.com/bitcoin/bitcoin/pull/1861 -- -- Gavin Andresen -- Don't let

Re: [Bitcoin-development] Public key and signature malleability

2012-10-21 Thread Gavin Andresen
Any objections from other transaction-validating implementations? I strongly support more precisely defining the transaction validity rules by changing the reference implementation. -- -- Gavin Andresen -- Everyone

Re: [Bitcoin-development] Draft BIP for Bloom filtering

2012-10-24 Thread Gavin Andresen
to lead to some kind of DoS attack. -- -- Gavin Andresen -- Everyone hates slow websites. So do we. Make your web apps faster with AppDynamics Download AppDynamics Lite for free today: http://p.sf.net/sfu/appdyn_sfd2d_oct

Re: [Bitcoin-development] Draft BIP for Bloom filtering

2012-10-24 Thread Gavin Andresen
the worst-case we've got now (... requesting full, old blocks...). -- -- Gavin Andresen -- Everyone hates slow websites. So do we. Make your web apps faster with AppDynamics Download AppDynamics Lite for free today: http

[Bitcoin-development] IRC meeting agenda, 18:00 UTC Thursday

2012-11-06 Thread Gavin Andresen
and work on just testing the new features and fixing existing bugs (the issues list keeps getting longer and longer ... )? o BIP process: are we happy with how it is working? What can we do to improve it? What else should we talk about? -- -- Gavin Andresen

[Bitcoin-development] Payment Protocol Proposal: Invoices/Payments/Receipts

2012-11-26 Thread Gavin Andresen
to [RFC5280] and reject the payment request if any validation failure occurs. *What should we say about root certificates and certificate management in general? Any requirements, or leave it up to each Bitcoin client to determine which root CA's are trustworthy, as happens with web browsers? Gavin suggests

Re: [Bitcoin-development] Payment Protocol Proposal: Invoices/Payments/Receipts

2012-11-27 Thread Gavin Andresen
you a receipt, but if the transaction is rejected by the network for whatever reason (Finney attack maybe) you cannot expect to go to court with your invoice/receipt and claim you made a valid payment. -- -- Gavin Andresen

Re: [Bitcoin-development] Payment Protocol Proposal: Invoices/Payments/Receipts

2012-11-28 Thread Gavin Andresen
a solution right now. And, having written one (I was the lead author of the ISO/IEC 14772-1 international standard) I'm very pessimistic about your chances for anything like IFEX to actually be adopted. -- -- Gavin Andresen

Re: [Bitcoin-development] Payment Protocol Proposal: Invoices/Payments/Receipts

2012-11-29 Thread Gavin Andresen
the right incentives to give their users the best user experience, so I feel comfortable leaving the spec fuzzy for now. -- -- Gavin Andresen -- Keep yourself connected to Go Parallel: VERIFY Test and improve your parallel

Re: [Bitcoin-development] Payment Protocol Proposal: Invoices/Payments/Receipts

2012-12-01 Thread Gavin Andresen
but broadcasts the transactions anyway. I also added a TODO Test Vectors section with base64-encoded examples of everything. -- -- Gavin Andresen -- Keep yourself connected to Go Parallel: INSIGHTS What's next for parallel

Re: [Bitcoin-development] Payment Protocol Proposal: Invoices/Payments/Receipts

2012-12-03 Thread Gavin Andresen
software used by some back-end server process and a front-end JavaScript web wallet UI. -- -- Gavin Andresen -- Keep yourself connected to Go Parallel: BUILD Helping you discover the best ways to construct your parallel

Re: [Bitcoin-development] Payment Protocol Proposal: Invoices/Payments/Receipts

2012-12-06 Thread Gavin Andresen
be a terrible user experience; all of that communication needs to happen automatically behind the scenes. Lets tackle that after we've got the simpler customer-pays-merchant flow working nicely (funded-escrow-pays-merchant is a subset of that, anyway). -- -- Gavin Andresen

Re: [Bitcoin-development] Payment Protocol Proposal: Invoices/Payments/Receipts

2012-12-06 Thread Gavin Andresen
of the SignedPaymentRequest message where signature is a zero-byte array and fields are serialized in numerical order (all current protocol buffer implementations serialize fields in numerical order), using the public key in pki_data. -- -- Gavin Andresen

Re: [Bitcoin-development] Payment Protocol Proposal: Invoices/Payments/Receipts

2012-12-07 Thread Gavin Andresen
certificates is, I think, a good proxy for that. But, again: Not a BIP yet. Lets get something implemented and then hammer out details (implementing always turns up edge cases you forgot when spec'ing). -- -- Gavin Andresen

Re: [Bitcoin-development] Payment Protocol Proposal: Invoices/Payments/Receipts

2012-12-17 Thread Gavin Andresen
On Mon, Dec 17, 2012 at 6:23 AM, Melvin Carvalho melvincarva...@gmail.comwrote: If the decision has already been made, then let's go with that The decision has already been made. -- -- Gavin Andresen -- LogMeIn

Re: [Bitcoin-development] Proposal: make the private key for testnet genesis block public

2013-01-14 Thread Gavin Andresen
The testnet3 genesis block is identical to the main network genesis block, except it has a different timestamp and nonce. So its coinbase pays to the same public key as the main network. I don't have that private key. Good idea for testnet4, whenever that happens, though. -- -- Gavin Andresen

[Bitcoin-development] 0.8.0rc1 status

2013-02-08 Thread Gavin Andresen
. Then before final release (or rc2, if that is needed) pull #2286 and create and pull a patch to fix the windows non-determinism problem. I'm done for today, but should have time to sign the windows setup.exe and send out a rc1 announcement tomorrow. -- -- Gavin Andresen

[Bitcoin-development] Version 0.8.0rc1 ready for testing

2013-02-09 Thread Gavin Andresen
Arnav Singh Christian von Roques Eric Lombrozo Forrest Voight Gavin Andresen Gregory Maxwell Jeff Garzik Luke Dashjr Matt Corallo Mike Cassano Mike Hearn Peter Todd Philip Kaufmann Pieter Wuille Richard Schwab Robert Backhaus Rune K. Svendsen Sanjay Ghemawat Sergio Demian Lerner Wladimir J. van der

Re: [Bitcoin-development] RFC: empty scriptPubKeys and OP_RETURN for marking unspendable txouts

2013-02-12 Thread Gavin Andresen
in an anybody-can-spend txout, I could imagine EVERYBODY on the network trying to race each other to spend it (maybe assuming that there are a few miners on old versions of the software who are too dumb to claim it for themselves). -- -- Gavin Andresen

Re: [Bitcoin-development] Incorporating block validation rule modifications into the block chain

2013-02-13 Thread Gavin Andresen
eventually getting around to writing up why I believe raising the block size limit will not be a problem. -- -- Gavin Andresen -- Free Next-Gen Firewall Hardware Offer Buy your Sophos next-gen firewall before the end March

[Bitcoin-development] Bitcoin-Qt / bitcoind version 0.8.0 released

2013-02-19 Thread Gavin Andresen
: Alexander Kjeldaas Andrey Alekseenko Arnav Singh Christian von Roques Eric Lombrozo Forrest Voight Gavin Andresen Gregory Maxwell Jeff Garzik Luke Dashjr Matt Corallo Mike Cassano Mike Hearn Peter Todd Philip Kaufmann Pieter Wuille Richard Schwab Robert

Re: [Bitcoin-development] Secure download

2013-03-02 Thread Gavin Andresen
and checked for integrity automatically by Windows/OSX. -- -- Gavin Andresen -BEGIN PGP PUBLIC KEY BLOCK- Version: GnuPG v1.4.9 (Darwin) mQGiBEy8srURBADlAamWM3TkgAKyVBVftUsg5aZ3zOA5UAlg+yI/6bzfTkYLtspA LQ6typamac9re+lqnWdDMa4qVwSmaOMxLOlGhCWWfmA38QprU+ZfuesnxWrVAMG8 TDHLT2vBCa+9iC50soo

Re: [Bitcoin-development] Blocking uneconomical UTXO creation

2013-03-11 Thread Gavin Andresen
Just activate a non-proportional demurrage demurrage of any kind will never, ever happen, just give up on that idea. The negative publicity of the bitcoin developers are destroying YOUR coins! would be devastating. -- -- Gavin Andresen

Re: [Bitcoin-development] Ok to use 0.8.x?

2013-03-13 Thread Gavin Andresen
Bitcoin version 0.8.0 is safe to use for everything EXCEPT creating blocks. So: safe for everybody except solo miners / pool operators. -- -- Gavin Andresen -- Everyone hates slow websites. So do we. Make your web apps

[Bitcoin-development] 0.8.1 plan

2013-03-16 Thread Gavin Andresen
8th. After May 15, miners will be free to create blocks up to 1MB, and anybody running old versions who ignored the alerts may be left behind. -- -- Gavin Andresen -- Everyone hates slow websites. So do we. Make your web

Re: [Bitcoin-development] 0.8.1 plan

2013-03-16 Thread Gavin Andresen
will be, there are much more important things that need to get done soon. Like hard-forking to increase the 1MB blocksize limit. This will be good practice for that. -- -- Gavin Andresen -- Everyone hates slow websites. So do we

Re: [Bitcoin-development] bitcoin pull requests

2013-04-03 Thread Gavin Andresen
. Eliminate one piece of software as the possible single point of failure... -- -- Gavin Andresen -- Minimize network downtime and maximize team effectiveness. Reduce network management and security costs.Learn how to hire

Re: [Bitcoin-development] Anti DoS for tx replacement

2013-04-18 Thread Gavin Andresen
sure it's worth doing, at least immediately. Weakening the non-final == non-standard test to give a window of, say, 3 blocks, would be fine I think. Sure. I think Gavin wants some kind of wider memory pool limiter policy which would encompass such a thing already. Yes. I don't want

Re: [Bitcoin-development] BIP21 bitcoin URIs and HTML5

2013-04-24 Thread Gavin Andresen
they should just be fixed, I don't think we need a new BIP. I vote for a new meta-data item in the BIP header: Corrected: date -- -- Gavin Andresen -- Try New Relic Now We'll Send You this Cool Shirt New Relic is the only

[Bitcoin-development] Time for a 0.8.2 release

2013-04-24 Thread Gavin Andresen
candidates; I'll commit to spending a little of the remaining Bitcoin Testing Project bitcoins to whoever contributes to creating one. -- -- Gavin Andresen -- Try New Relic Now We'll Send You this Cool Shirt New Relic

Re: [Bitcoin-development] Cold Signing Payment Requests

2013-04-25 Thread Gavin Andresen
On Thu, Apr 25, 2013 at 3:12 PM, Jeremy Spilman jeremy.spil...@gmail.comwrote: Right now I'm leaning towards writing a prototype using a single cert with a fingerprint of PubKey in the Subject Alternate Name, and getting PubKey and InvoiceID in the Payment Request. Gavin, would the best way

Re: [Bitcoin-development] Cold Signing Payment Requests

2013-04-30 Thread Gavin Andresen
, and hope that lots of customers pay them directly before the attack is discovered. -- -- Gavin Andresen -- Introducing AppDynamics Lite, a free troubleshooting tool for Java/.NET Get 100% visibility into your production

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

2013-05-07 Thread Gavin Andresen
. -- -- Gavin Andresen -- Learn Graph Databases - Download FREE O'Reilly Book Graph Databases is the definitive new guide to graph databases and their applications. This 200-page book is written by three acclaimed leaders

Re: [Bitcoin-development] UUID to identify chains (payment protocol and elsewhere)

2013-05-22 Thread Gavin Andresen
. -- -- Gavin Andresen Chief Scientist, Bitcoin Foundation https://www.bitcoinfoundation.org/ -- Try New Relic Now We'll Send You this Cool Shirt New Relic is the only SaaS-based application performance monitoring

[Bitcoin-development] Bitcoin-Qt / bitcoind version 0.8.2 (final) released

2013-05-29 Thread Gavin Andresen
to the 0.8.2 release! - APerson241 Andrew Poelstra Calvin Owens Chuck LeDuc Díaz Colin Dean David Griffith David Serrano Eric Lombrozo Gavin Andresen Gregory Maxwell Jeff Garzik Jonas Schnelli Larry Gilbert Luke Dashjr Matt Corallo Michael Ford Mike

[Bitcoin-development] Bitcoin-Qt/bitcoind version 0.8.3 released

2013-06-25 Thread Gavin Andresen
Bitcoin-Qt version 0.8.3 is now available from: http://sourceforge.net/projects/bitcoin/files/Bitcoin/bitcoin-0.8.3/ This is a maintenance release to fix a denial-of-service attack that can cause nodes to crash. Please report bugs using the issue tracker at github:

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

2013-06-28 Thread Gavin Andresen
I vote yes to have MultiBit replace Bitcoin-Qt as the recommended desktop wallet app. I think most users will be happier with it. If I'm wrong, it is easy to change back. -- This SF.net email is sponsored by Windows:

Re: [Bitcoin-development] Payment Protocol: BIP 70, 71, 72

2013-07-31 Thread Gavin Andresen
?3D2a8628fc2fbe; type=application/bitcoin-paymentrequest Doing it that way saves a http round-trip. -- -- Gavin Andresen -- Get your SQL database under version control now! Version control is standard for application code

Re: [Bitcoin-development] Payment Protocol: BIP 70, 71, 72

2013-07-31 Thread Gavin Andresen
the world and we get 100% wallet software support, then I'd be happy to write another BIP that says that a bitcoin: URI can be just bitcoin:?request=http... -- -- Gavin Andresen -- Get your SQL database under version

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