[Bitcoin-development] Error handling in payment protocol (BIP-0070 and BIP-0072)

2014-04-25 Thread J Ross Nicoll
Dear Gavin, all, Going over the payment protocol specifications, I've noticed that there's appears to be a lack of specificity on handling of error states. In most cases there are reasonably obvious solutions, however it would seem positive to formalise processes to ensure consistency. I'm

Re: [Bitcoin-development] Proposal: Encrypt bitcoin messages

2014-08-19 Thread J Ross Nicoll
The concern is that if you can monitor traffic in and out of a single node, you can determine which transactions originate from it vs those which it relays. That's not great, certainly, but how many nodes actually require that level of security, and surely they can use Tor or VPN services if so?