Re: [Bitcoin-development] Closing issues on github

2011-12-04 Thread Wladimir
I think it would be ideal if someone wanted to take up wxBitcoin. Maybe after backporting to wx 2.8... Indeed, someone could do this if they're interested in it, in their own fork. That's what I said too. But it's no longer our issue. I don't think that has very high priority, and

Re: [Bitcoin-development] Version bytes 2.0

2011-12-13 Thread Wladimir
involve typing or even seeing the addresses. Copy/paste of HTML content is currently not possible. You *can* already dragdrop the bitcoin: link to the client. Bluematt has a pull request to automatically handle bitcoin: URLs when clicked in the browser. Wladimir On Tue, Dec 13, 2011 at 11:38 AM

Re: [Bitcoin-development] bitcoin.org SOPA/PIPA blackout

2012-01-15 Thread Wladimir
Internet censorship *is* a threat to bitcoin, if we don't stand up for our rights now we deserve anything that is coming. There will be no long run. On Mon, Jan 16, 2012 at 2:19 AM, Luke-Jr l...@dashjr.org wrote: On Sunday, January 15, 2012 5:37:05 PM Jeff Garzik wrote: There are always

Re: [Bitcoin-development] bitcoin.org SOPA/PIPA blackout

2012-01-16 Thread Wladimir
On Mon, Jan 16, 2012 at 9:12 AM, Gregory Maxwell gmaxw...@gmail.com wrote: On Mon, Jan 16, 2012 at 2:35 AM, Wladimir laa...@gmail.com wrote: Internet censorship *is* a threat to bitcoin, if we don't stand up for our rights now we deserve anything that is coming. There will be no long run

Re: [Bitcoin-development] bitcoin.org SOPA/PIPA blackout

2012-01-17 Thread Wladimir
meaningless. Also: being too small to matter is never a good argument to not do something. It is fear paralysis. Wladimir 2012/1/17 Jorge Timón timon.elvi...@gmail.com It may be a political issue, but I don't think wikipedia becomes a political organization for being against censorship

Re: [Bitcoin-development] BIP 0020: URI Scheme

2012-01-28 Thread Wladimir
obviously needs to be extended. But not with a zillion ways to write send XXX coins to YYY. Anyway, that's my last word about it. Wladimir On Sat, Jan 28, 2012 at 3:12 AM, bitcoin-l...@bluematt.me wrote: Luke-Jr l...@dashjr.org wrote: On Friday, January 27, 2012 7:36:31 PM bitcoin-l

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

2012-01-31 Thread Wladimir
this? Refuse to handle the request if their URL scheme parser version is older than in the URL? This should be in the BIP. Wladimir On Tue, Jan 31, 2012 at 9:23 AM, Andreas Schildbach andr...@schildbach.dewrote: Generally I prefer BIP 21 over BIP 20. I'm neutral on the 'send' parameter - present

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

2012-01-31 Thread Wladimir
much discussion. Wladimir On Tue, Jan 31, 2012 at 11:01 AM, Gary Rowe g.r...@froot.co.uk wrote: I think that the send to private address field will require more effort to implement than the simpler expires and message fields and should be deferred to a later BIP. There is a pressing need

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

2012-01-31 Thread Wladimir
restriction) should increase the version number. A client rejects URLs with a version number higher than what it knows about. That's the simplest way to handle it, and enough IMO. Wladimir -- Keep Your Developer Skills Current

Re: [Bitcoin-development] BIP 20 Rejected, process for BIP 21N

2012-01-31 Thread Wladimir
the mustimplement: idea, though I'd recommend a shorter (abbreviated) prefix, to keep URL sizes small for QR codes and such, Wladimir -- Keep Your Developer Skills Current with LearnDevNow! The most comprehensive online

Re: [Bitcoin-development] Announcement: libcoin

2012-02-01 Thread Wladimir
Sounds very nice. Congratulations with the release! Any plans for porting over bitcoin-qt? Wladimir Op 1 feb. 2012 15:19 schreef Michael Grønager grona...@ceptacle.com het volgende: Dear Bitcoiners, libcoin is now in a state ready for its first release, which I would like to share with you

Re: [Bitcoin-development] Multisignature transaction support in the GUI

2012-02-06 Thread Wladimir
On Mon, Feb 6, 2012 at 6:27 PM, Wladimir laa...@gmail.com wrote: On Mon, Feb 6, 2012 at 5:07 PM, Gavin Andresen gavinandre...@gmail.comwrote: Advantage of (2) is it should mean more testing of multisig, and fewer bug reports of I added a multisig address via RPC but I can't send to it using

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

2012-02-13 Thread Wladimir
On Tue, Feb 14, 2012 at 7:09 AM, slush sl...@centrum.cz wrote: Hello Gavin, excuse me, but do you think it's good idea to have IRC meeting on Valentine's evening? Some of us have girlfriends :-). I have a girlfriend but she hates valentines day so it is ok with me:-) Wladimir slush

Re: [Bitcoin-development] 0.7 merge recommendations/status

2012-03-31 Thread Wladimir
code will require extensive testing. Who has access to IPv6 and can help testing? Wladimir -- This SF email is sponsosred by: Try Windows Azure free for 90 days Click Here http://p.sf.net/sfu/sfd2d

Re: [Bitcoin-development] Network version increase

2012-04-02 Thread Wladimir
for every change, or we could do a cleanup to 10 first, and start incrementing from there. It would be nice to have 10 as the baseline, frozen protocol. Yes, I think increasing with one is enough for now. Let's not get ahead of ourselves :) Wladimir

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

2012-04-04 Thread Wladimir
be eliminated of the 14? Wladimir BTW: we also still need a BIP to define URL signing / authentication itself. -- Better than sec? Nothing is better than sec when it comes to monitoring Big Data applications. Try Boundary one

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

2012-04-13 Thread Wladimir
correlate the request and reply without a special nonce administration. Wladimir -- For Developers, A Lot Can Happen In A Second. Boundary is the first to Know...and Tell You. Monitor Your Applications in Ultra-Fine Resolution

Re: [Bitcoin-development] URI Handling in Bitcoin-Qt

2012-05-02 Thread Wladimir
in the Satoshi client. That feature is somewhere on our way-too-long issue and todo list. But I understand that you want to add transaction meta-data fields such as contact information, bought items, item prices? Wladimir

Re: [Bitcoin-development] Suggestion for Simplifying development work

2012-06-15 Thread Wladimir
citizen. Wladimir -- 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 will include endpoint security

Re: [Bitcoin-development] After compressed pubkeys: hybrid pubkeys

2012-06-17 Thread Wladimir
decides to add more, can we disable all other key formats in advance? Wladimir -- Live Security Virtual Conference Exclusive live event will cover all the ways today's security and threat landscape has changed and how

Re: [Bitcoin-development] Accepting broken QRcodes

2012-07-16 Thread Wladimir
But is he the only one using the broken URLs? It was my impression that they were widespread already. Wladimir On Mon, Jul 16, 2012 at 10:52 AM, Gary Rowe g.r...@froot.co.uk wrote: Is it worth having a few more people email Ben to ask him politely to fall into line with the BIP? No point

Re: [Bitcoin-development] Version 0.7 release planning

2012-08-11 Thread Wladimir
there is a very good reason. Wladimir -- 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 will include

Re: [Bitcoin-development] separate out blockchain db and wallet to two dirs?

2012-09-13 Thread Wladimir
is introduces, various new configurations will be possible: Multiple wallets, wallet in block chain in separate dirs, etc. Wladimir -- Got visibility? Most devs has no idea what their production app looks like. Find out how fast your

Re: [Bitcoin-development] Bitcoin Testing Project

2012-09-25 Thread Wladimir
here. Wladimir -- 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 will include endpoint security

Re: [Bitcoin-development] Bitcoin Testing Project

2012-09-26 Thread Wladimir
, Improvement, GUI, Wallet, and so on. Also it's easy to refer to github issues in commits with #123, with automatic linking. I'm not sure it is worth the effort to move to another system (especially if you need a another login etc...). But I'm probably misunderstanding what you're trying to do. Wladimir

Re: [Bitcoin-development] 0.7.1 release

2012-10-03 Thread Wladimir
#1859 add LOCK() for proxy related data-structures Missing synchronization primitives are a sure way to get reports about random crashes. The rest can wait. Wladimir -- Don't let slow site performance ruin your business

Re: [Bitcoin-development] Post-0.7.1 tree freeze for ultraprune

2012-10-11 Thread Wladimir
On Thu, Oct 11, 2012 at 12:51 PM, Wladimir laa...@gmail.com wrote: On Wed, Oct 10, 2012 at 8:40 PM, Jeff Garzik jgar...@exmulti.com wrote: Proposal: following 0.7.1 release, freeze the tree. Do not pull anything, until ultraprune is pulled (or rejected, but I think the latter is unlikely

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

2012-10-21 Thread Wladimir
at some point, or change their interpretation, and bitcoin will automatically change with it. As bitcoin happily links against any OpenSSL version you provide it, in worst case, this can result in forks and unexpected behavior completely out of our control. Wladimir

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

2012-11-08 Thread Wladimir
changes of the scale of ultraprune before 0.9, to give some stability to fix the kinks in the current version. Wladimir -- Everyone hates slow websites. So do we. Make your web apps faster with AppDynamics Download AppDynamics

Re: [Bitcoin-development] Roadmap to getting users onto SPV clients

2012-12-04 Thread Wladimir
together our development on one or two clients instead of a zillion different ones could help, but everyone has more fun working on their own client that's just how things go :) Wladimir On Wed, Dec 5, 2012 at 6:38 AM, Jim Nguyen jimmy.w...@gmail.com wrote: Gavin's grandma needs to be able

Re: [Bitcoin-development] bitcoin pull requests

2013-04-02 Thread Wladimir
Maybe now that bitcoin is growing out of the toy phase it's an idea to start gpg signing commits, like the Linux kernel ( https://lwn.net/Articles/466468/). But I suppose then we can't use github anymore to merge as-is and need manual steps? Wladimir On Tue, Apr 2, 2013 at 12:54 AM, Roy

Re: [Bitcoin-development] BIP 0021 idea: sendmany

2013-05-22 Thread Wladimir
in implementation :-) Wladimir Multiple recipients/amounts. Any syntax you like. Thanks! -- Try New Relic Now We'll Send You this Cool Shirt New Relic is the only SaaS-based application performance monitoring service that delivers

Re: [Bitcoin-development] (no subject)

2013-05-25 Thread Wladimir
of bitcoins, block speed. Mostly non-interesting from a technical view point, but the only changes most altcoins seem to be making... In any case, these are set in stone and cannot ever be changed for bitcoin or all hell will break loose. See also https://en.bitcoin.it/wiki/Hardfork_Wishlist. Wladimir

Re: [Bitcoin-development] Implementing batch processing for -blocknotify

2013-05-31 Thread Wladimir
Chris, Using zmq is a great fit for high-speed notifications such as this. Have you seen the pull request to integrate zmq directly into bitcoind, so that you don't even need -blocknotify? https://github.com/bitcoin/bitcoin/pull/2415 If not: we could use some testing there! Wladimir On Sat

Re: [Bitcoin-development] Version 0.9 goals

2013-08-15 Thread Wladimir
control (and last time I looked at the code, it has an issue that it introduced statefulness into the wallet model - a bane for concurrency. But that may be resolved?) . Anyway, many people seem to want that so it's fine with me, given that the issues are fixed. Wladimir

Re: [Bitcoin-development] Proposal: remove getwork RPC from bitcoind

2013-08-22 Thread Wladimir
code (see also the discussion here: https://github.com/bitcoin/bitcoin/pull/2917). Wladimir -- Introducing Performance Central, a new site from SourceForge and AppDynamics. Performance Central is your source for news

Re: [Bitcoin-development] A critique of bitcoin open source community

2013-10-20 Thread Wladimir
) and reviewing and testing takes time so pull requests, proposals and such can linger for a while. Which can indeed be frustrating. Wladimir -- October Webinars: Code for Performance Free Intel webinars can help you accelerate

Re: [Bitcoin-development] idea

2013-11-10 Thread Wladimir
somewhere for donations, consider it an anonymous (wel, pseudonymous) gift jar. Regards, Wladimir -- November Webinars for C, C++, Fortran Developers Accelerate application performance with scalable programming models. Explore

Re: [Bitcoin-development] Revisiting the BIPS process, a proposal

2013-11-19 Thread Wladimir
be implemented, even if still in draft status; it gives something to refer to when mentioning a certain improvement proposal (in commit messages and such it could be called BIP xxx Draft). I don't think we are at risk of running out of numbers to assign any time soon. Wladimir

[Bitcoin-development] Fwd: Revisiting the BIPS process, a proposal

2013-11-19 Thread Wladimir
On Tue, Nov 19, 2013 at 6:06 PM, Peter Todd p...@petertodd.org wrote: On Tue, Nov 19, 2013 at 05:32:55PM +0100, Wladimir wrote: On Mon, Oct 21, 2013 at 4:30 PM, Jeff Garzik jgar...@bitpay.com wrote: BIP drafts are stored in git://github.com/bitcoin/bips.git/drafts

[Bitcoin-development] Move authorative source for BIPs to git repository

2013-12-05 Thread Wladimir
on the wiki with links to the github documents, with a notice that changes should be proposed on github or mailed to the BIP editor (gmaxwell). Agreed? Regards, Wladimir -- Sponsored by Intel(R) XDK Develop, test and display

Re: [Bitcoin-development] Move authorative source for BIPs to git repository

2013-12-05 Thread Wladimir
On Thu, Dec 5, 2013 at 3:27 PM, Luke-Jr l...@dashjr.org wrote: On Thursday, December 05, 2013 1:37:10 PM Wladimir wrote: I think this would stifle active BIP draft editing. We're already having a hard time getting some developers to write BIPs for their proposals - I don't think we should

Re: [Bitcoin-development] Temporary fee fix

2013-12-06 Thread Wladimir
) This was considered (see https://github.com/bitcoin/bitcoin/pull/3305) but deemed to risky for 0.8.6 at the last moment, see the linked pull request for details. It will go into 0.9, at least if the full floating fee implementation isn't yet ready and deemed safe by then. Wladimir

Re: [Bitcoin-development] Move authorative source for BIPs to git repository

2013-12-06 Thread Wladimir
Yes, i'm updating BIP 0001 right now, will send a pull when ready. On Fri, Dec 6, 2013 at 12:16 AM, Gavin Andresen gavinandre...@gmail.comwrote: RE: replace BIPs on the wiki with links to github documents: agreed. Wladimir or Gregory: can one of you update BIP 0001 to describe the Proper

Re: [Bitcoin-development] Fees UI warning

2013-12-16 Thread Wladimir
% of the sending amount. the fee seems unusually high, are you really sure you want to pay X in fees? Bitcoin-qt (in master) always shows the fee and total amount that is going to be paid in the confirmation dialog, so it is very hard to accidentally a very high fee. Wladimir

Re: [Bitcoin-development] Fees UI warning

2013-12-16 Thread Wladimir
support importing private keys. Replace the importing of private keys by a sweep function. Wladimir -- Rapidly troubleshoot problems before they affect your business. Most IT organizations don't have a clear picture of how

Re: [Bitcoin-development] BIP: register with IANA for bitcoin/cryptocoin port numbers

2014-01-03 Thread Wladimir
for it. Or not, in which case the altcoins can forget it too. Regards, Wladimir -- Rapidly troubleshoot problems before they affect your business. Most IT organizations don't have a clear picture of how application performance

[Bitcoin-development] Bitcoin Core 0.9rc1 release schedule

2014-01-16 Thread Wladimir
release https://github.com/bitcoin/bitcoin/issues?milestone=12state=open If there is something else that you're working on and needs to end up in 0.9, or know of some nasty bug in master that should absolutely be solved first, please tell. Wladimir

Re: [Bitcoin-development] Stealth Addresses

2014-01-16 Thread Wladimir
to translate to a local term. Wladimir -- CenturyLink Cloud: The Leader in Enterprise Cloud Services. Learn Why More Businesses Are Choosing CenturyLink Cloud For Critical Workloads, Development Environments Everything

Re: [Bitcoin-development] Bitcoin Core 0.9rc1 release schedule

2014-01-17 Thread Wladimir
-frontends=). The others appear to be more controversial as they affect mining/consensus. I'd really like to see ACKs from more reviewers and testers there before merging. Wladimir -- CenturyLink Cloud: The Leader in Enterprise

Re: [Bitcoin-development] Bitcoin Core 0.9rc1 release schedule

2014-01-23 Thread Wladimir
On Sun, Jan 19, 2014 at 11:24 AM, Wladimir laa...@gmail.com wrote: Consensus running through the comments in the pull is that it needs (auto)tests. Are you going to do this Luke? Or is anyone else working on this? *crickets* Anyone willing to give pull #1647 its final push by addressing

[Bitcoin-development] Fwd: Bitcoin Core trial balloon: splitting blockchain engine and wallet

2014-02-20 Thread Wladimir
to do for a long time. Wladimir -- Managing the Performance of Cloud-Based Applications Take advantage of what the Cloud has to offer - Avoid Common Pitfalls. Read the Whitepaper. http://pubads.g.doubleclick.net/gampad/clk

Re: [Bitcoin-development] Fwd: Bitcoin Core trial balloon: splitting blockchain engine and wallet

2014-02-20 Thread Wladimir
in any way. Are you just arguing for the sake of arguing? Wladimir -- Managing the Performance of Cloud-Based Applications Take advantage of what the Cloud has to offer - Avoid Common Pitfalls. Read the Whitepaper. http

Re: [Bitcoin-development] getpeerinfo results

2014-02-22 Thread Wladimir
as expected. Wladimir -- Managing the Performance of Cloud-Based Applications Take advantage of what the Cloud has to offer - Avoid Common Pitfalls. Read the Whitepaper. http://pubads.g.doubleclick.net/gampad/clk?id=121054471iu

Re: [Bitcoin-development] getpeerinfo results

2014-02-22 Thread Wladimir
On Sat, Feb 22, 2014 at 9:08 AM, Wladimir laa...@gmail.com wrote: On Sat, Feb 22, 2014 at 3:56 AM, Ronald Hoffman ronald.hoffm...@gmail.com wrote: I noticed that the 'services' field appears to be garbled in the latest source code level from github. Bitcoind is connected to my Java node

Re: [Bitcoin-development] Positive and negative feedback on certificate validation errors

2014-02-28 Thread Wladimir
these. Neither scenario will help in the case in which the server serving the Bitcoin URIs is compromised. Wladimir -- Flow-based real-time traffic analytics software. Cisco certified tool. Monitor traffic, SLAs, QoS, Medianet

Re: [Bitcoin-development] 0.9.0 release candidate two

2014-03-02 Thread Wladimir
unlikely that bitcoind would connect to port 443, let alone 'attack' anything. Anything in debug.log regarding that IP? Wladimir -- Flow-based real-time traffic analytics software. Cisco certified tool. Monitor traffic, SLAs

Re: [Bitcoin-development] Procedure for non-tech contributions

2014-03-03 Thread Wladimir
- Make your changes and add a commit message describing the change, usually something like 'doc: Add missing foowidget to release notes'. Wladimir -- Subversion Kills Productivity. Get off Subversion Make the Move to Perforce

Re: [Bitcoin-development] Process for getting a patch aproved?

2014-03-05 Thread Wladimir
. Wladimir -- Subversion Kills Productivity. Get off Subversion Make the Move to Perforce. With Perforce, you get hassle-free workflows. Merge that actually works. Faster operations. Version large binaries. Built-in WAN

[Bitcoin-development] 0.9.0rc3 tagged

2014-03-13 Thread Wladimir
, documentation and GUI changes. Please start your gitian builds. Wladimir -- Learn Graph Databases - Download FREE O'Reilly Book Graph Databases is the definitive new guide to graph databases and their applications. Written

Re: [Bitcoin-development] moving the default display to mbtc

2014-03-13 Thread Wladimir
in itself would be better because it is the final unit change ever needed without hardfork) would require more coordinated education effort. Wladimir -- Learn Graph Databases - Download FREE O'Reilly Book Graph Databases

Re: [Bitcoin-development] Physical key / edge detection software and PIN to generate private key

2014-03-13 Thread Wladimir
deform over time). Wladimir -- Learn Graph Databases - Download FREE O'Reilly Book Graph Databases is the definitive new guide to graph databases and their applications. Written by three acclaimed leaders in the field

Re: [Bitcoin-development] External IP Address

2014-03-16 Thread Wladimir
is contained in the headers. Hope you find this useful. Thanks for your effort. However the current idea is to phase out reliance on centralized external services completely in favor of peer-based address detection. See https://github.com/bitcoin/bitcoin/pull/3461 Wladimir

Re: [Bitcoin-development] [QT] how to disable block verification for faster UI testing?

2014-03-19 Thread Wladimir
? If you have database problems are you perhaps switching between 0.8.x and 0.9.x with the same directory? In that case see the downgrading warning here: https://bitcoin.org/bin/0.9.0/README.txt . Wladimir -- Learn Graph

Re: [Bitcoin-development] HEADS UP: Bitcoin 0.9.0 doesn't work on old Linux

2014-03-19 Thread Wladimir
by ./bitcoind) $ ./bitcoin-qt ./bitcoin-qt: /lib/libc.so.6: version `GLIBC_2.15' not found (required by ./bitcoin-qt) ./bitcoin-qt: /lib/libc.so.6: version `GLIBC_2.14' not found (required by ./bitcoin-qt) This a a known issue: https://github.com/bitcoin/bitcoin/issues/3803 Wladimir

Re: [Bitcoin-development] BIP 70 refund field

2014-03-28 Thread Wladimir
address at all and brings back all the pre-BIP70 confusion. Wladimir -- ___ Bitcoin-development mailing list Bitcoin-development@lists.sourceforge.net https

[Bitcoin-development] Anyone using bitcoind that needs RPC bound to interface? [testing needed]

2014-03-31 Thread Wladimir
. Test results from normal setups as well as weird corner cases (IPv4+IPv6, VPNs, ...) are welcome. Regards, Wladimir -- ___ Bitcoin-development mailing list Bitcoin-development

Re: [Bitcoin-development] Finite monetary supply for Bitcoin

2014-04-05 Thread Wladimir
format that is unambiguous across all cultures is -MM-DD. (No culture uses -DD-MM, or at least the ISO seems to think so.) Let's not waste any time shed-painting this. I'd like to finish this discussion at once: https://xkcd.com/1179/ Wladimir

Re: [Bitcoin-development] have there been complains about network congestion? (router crashes, slow internet when running Bitcoin nodes)

2014-04-08 Thread Wladimir
fruit left. If you're interested in speeding up the performance I think it's important to start with benchmarking and analysis to find out where the pain points are. Wladimir -- Put Bad Developers to Shame Dominate

Re: [Bitcoin-development] Why are we bleeding nodes?

2014-04-09 Thread Wladimir
contributors to Hive! How does that relate to the nodes issue? Would packaging an optional bitcoind with your wallet be an option, which is automatically managed in the background, so that users can run a full node if they want? Wladimir

[Bitcoin-development] Bitcoind-in-background mode for SPV wallets

2014-04-09 Thread Wladimir
build to gitian - bindings, dlls, etc? Wladimir -- Put Bad Developers to Shame Dominate Development with Jenkins Continuous Integration Continuously Automate Build, Test Deployment Start a new project now. Try Jenkins

Re: [Bitcoin-development] Bitcoind-in-background mode for SPV wallets

2014-04-09 Thread Wladimir
maybe some functionality that would make it easier to integrate) P2P should be enough for SPV clients such as BitcoinJ to get access to (filtered) blocks and transations, and RPC can be used to manage/query the bitcoind instance. I'm not sure what stratum would add. Wladimir

[Bitcoin-development] Fwd: Bitcoind-in-background mode for SPV wallets

2014-04-09 Thread Wladimir
to run a full node they will require the bandwidth and disk space to run it. The difference with running Bitcoin Core as wallet will be that they can choose their own wallet to go with the full node. Wladimir -- Put Bad

Re: [Bitcoin-development] Bitcoind-in-background mode for SPV wallets

2014-04-09 Thread Wladimir
I clearly explained in my opening post) would be to support the network. Wladimir -- Put Bad Developers to Shame Dominate Development with Jenkins Continuous Integration Continuously Automate Build, Test Deployment Start

Re: [Bitcoin-development] Bitcoind-in-background mode for SPV wallets

2014-04-09 Thread Wladimir
not the one or the other. Wladimir -- Put Bad Developers to Shame Dominate Development with Jenkins Continuous Integration Continuously Automate Build, Test Deployment Start a new project now. Try Jenkins in the cloud. http

Re: [Bitcoin-development] Bitcoind-in-background mode for SPV wallets

2014-04-09 Thread Wladimir
On Wed, Apr 9, 2014 at 8:35 PM, Justus Ranvier justusranv...@gmail.comwrote: -BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE- Hash: SHA1 On 04/09/2014 06:19 PM, Wladimir wrote: If no one wants to volunteer resources to support the network anymore, we'll have failed. If the security of the network

Re: [Bitcoin-development] Bitcoind-in-background mode for SPV wallets

2014-04-09 Thread Wladimir
with Electrum. Spent history would be involve a much larger index, and it's not likely that will end up in bitcoin Wladimir -- Put Bad Developers to Shame Dominate Development with Jenkins Continuous Integration Continuously

Re: [Bitcoin-development] Bitcoind-in-background mode for SPV wallets

2014-04-09 Thread Wladimir
. Wladimir -- Put Bad Developers to Shame Dominate Development with Jenkins Continuous Integration Continuously Automate Build, Test Deployment Start a new project now. Try Jenkins in the cloud. http://p.sf.net/sfu

Re: [Bitcoin-development] Bitcoind-in-background mode for SPV wallets

2014-04-09 Thread Wladimir
block download would be better for that. No need to involve bittorrent. But please let's not derail this thread, this is not about other solutions for faster block download or such, let's keep it focused. Wladimir -- Put Bad

Re: [Bitcoin-development] Bitcoind-in-background mode for SPV wallets

2014-04-10 Thread Wladimir
this, hence my suggestion to pack it with wallets... Wladimir -- Put Bad Developers to Shame Dominate Development with Jenkins Continuous Integration Continuously Automate Build, Test Deployment Start a new project now. Try Jenkins

Re: [Bitcoin-development] Bitcoind-in-background mode for SPV wallets

2014-04-10 Thread Wladimir
this involve? Do you know of any previous work towards this? Wladimir -- Put Bad Developers to Shame Dominate Development with Jenkins Continuous Integration Continuously Automate Build, Test Deployment Start a new project now

Re: [Bitcoin-development] Chain pruning

2014-04-10 Thread Wladimir
in the consensus this makes sense. Just wondering: Would there be a use for a [static] node that, say, always serves only the first 10 blocks? Or, even, a static range like block 10 - 20? Wladimir -- Put Bad Developers

Re: [Bitcoin-development] Chain pruning

2014-04-10 Thread Wladimir
a node that only serves the last N (N~50) blocks, and not a history node that could use the same bandwidth to serve earlier, rarer blocks to others. Wladimir -- Put Bad Developers to Shame Dominate Development with Jenkins

Re: [Bitcoin-development] Ubuntu LTS Packaging?

2014-04-12 Thread Wladimir
on the Ubuntu build server, simply uses the operating system OpenSSL. So if you upgrade that you should be OK. Wladimir -- Put Bad Developers to Shame Dominate Development with Jenkins Continuous Integration Continuously

[Bitcoin-development] Warning message when running wallet in Windows XP (or drop support?)

2014-04-16 Thread Wladimir
and Russia etc) are still running XP, so this could cause the network to lose nodes. If you're maintainer of other wallet software: how are you handling this? Are you going to drop XP support completely? If so, starting from when? Regards, Wladimir

Re: [Bitcoin-development] Warning message when running wallet in Windows XP (or drop support?)

2014-04-16 Thread Wladimir
to sociaal-engineer the user with malware on a compromised OS even with a trezor. Maybe: for 0.9.2 add a warning message and push people to upgrade (either to Win8.1 or something else), then in the next major release 0.10.0 drop XP support completely. Wladimir

Re: [Bitcoin-development] Warning message when running wallet in Windows XP (or drop support?)

2014-04-16 Thread Wladimir
. People will be actively analyzing patches to post-XP versions to find security problems that are patched there, to see if they can be exploited on XP. Wladimir -- Learn Graph Databases - Download FREE O'Reilly Book Graph

Re: [Bitcoin-development] Warning message when running wallet in Windows XP (or drop support?)

2014-04-17 Thread Wladimir
. It could be so much as a one-time message. But it's time to close this issue. I'll do nothing here. I will however stop testing on a Windows XP VM myself. Wladimir -- Learn Graph Databases - Download FREE O'Reilly Book

Re: [Bitcoin-development] Warning message when running wallet in Windows XP (or drop support?)

2014-04-17 Thread Wladimir
On Thu, Apr 17, 2014 at 12:06 AM, Gregory Maxwell gmaxw...@gmail.comwrote: Bringing the thread back on-topic: Thanks. On Wed, Apr 16, 2014 at 1:14 AM, Wladimir laa...@gmail.com wrote: Hello, Today I noticed that even my bank is warning people to not do internet banking with Windows

Re: [Bitcoin-development] bits: Unit of account

2014-04-20 Thread Wladimir
back when, so this is kind of reclaiming it. I think it's a great fit. That's a very anglocentric way of thinking. Here in the Netherlands, a bit is something you put in a horses's mouth. It's also used as imported word (in the information sense). We've never used the term for money. Wladimir

Re: [Bitcoin-development] Mailing list abuse

2014-04-20 Thread Wladimir
would not go as far as calling it 'abuse' if it is not done on purpose. Probably the person doesn't even know he/she is doing this. Best to mail the person and ask (nicely) instead of complaining to the list. Wladimir

Re: [Bitcoin-development] Development Roadmap of Bitcoin Core 0.9.2

2014-04-22 Thread Wladimir
, thanks for writing the announcement. Wladimir -- Start Your Social Network Today - Download eXo Platform Build your Enterprise Intranet with eXo Platform Software Java Based Open Source Intranet - Social, Extensible

Re: [Bitcoin-development] Development Roadmap of Bitcoin Core 0.9.2

2014-04-23 Thread Wladimir
I see that the latest nightly build (thanks for that, Warren) is still not compatible with Tails/Debian Squeeze. Is there still an intention to address this issue? Might it be fixed by 0.9.2? Can you be more specific as to what problem you're having? Wladimir

Re: [Bitcoin-development] Development Roadmap of Bitcoin Core 0.9.2

2014-04-24 Thread Wladimir
-compatible - between the 4.x versions. This will lose some GUI features but if compatibility is more important here that's a choice that can be made. Wladimir -- Start Your Social Network Today - Download eXo Platform

Re: [Bitcoin-development] Development Roadmap of Bitcoin Core 0.9.2

2014-04-24 Thread Wladimir
On Thu, Apr 24, 2014 at 10:02 AM, Wladimir laa...@gmail.com wrote: On Thu, Apr 24, 2014 at 12:28 AM, Gregory Maxwell gmaxw...@gmail.com wrote: On Wed, Apr 23, 2014 at 1:39 PM, Warren Togami Jr. wtog...@gmail.com wrote: If you are Another option: Instead of statically building it'd be easy

Re: [Bitcoin-development] Development Roadmap of Bitcoin Core 0.9.2

2014-04-24 Thread Wladimir
preferred 4.7 or 4.8. Qt 4.6 is *ancient* - it was released in februari 2010. Apart from tails it doesn't seem like anyone is using those old stable distributions on the desktop. Wladimir -- Start Your Social Network Today

Re: [Bitcoin-development] Development Roadmap of Bitcoin Core 0.9.2

2014-04-24 Thread Wladimir
On Thu, Apr 24, 2014 at 10:25 AM, Wladimir laa...@gmail.com wrote: On Thu, Apr 24, 2014 at 10:15 AM, Warren Togami Jr. wtog...@gmail.com wrote: But indeed we need to decide on a cut-off point. I'd have preferred 4.7 or 4.8. Qt 4.6 is *ancient* - it was released in februari 2010. Apart from

Re: [Bitcoin-development] Compatibility Bitcoin-Qt with Tails

2014-04-25 Thread Wladimir
/linux-4765b8c-gitian-2d48b96.tar.gz https://download.visucore.com/bitcoin/linux-4765b8c-gitian-2d48b96.tar.gz.sig These bitcoin-qt executables *should* work on Debian Squeeze / Tails Linux. Let me know if it is the case. Wladimir

Re: [Bitcoin-development] Development Roadmap of Bitcoin Core 0.9.2

2014-04-25 Thread Wladimir
On Fri, Apr 25, 2014 at 10:09 PM, Kristov Atlas aut...@anonymousbitcoinbook.com wrote: Yes. Tails 1.1, based on Wheezy, will be out on June 10: https://tails.boum.org/contribute/calendar/ Thanks! Wladimir -- Start

Re: [Bitcoin-development] Compatibility Bitcoin-Qt with Tails

2014-04-27 Thread Wladimir
@amnesia:~/linux-4765b8c-gitian-2d48b96/32$ ./bitcoin-qt Segmentation fault amnesia@amnesia:~/linux-4765b8c-gitian-2d48b96/32$ ./bitcoin-qt -proxy=127.0.0.1:9050 Segmentation fault Can you get a traceback? Wladimir -- Start

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