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

Joel Joonatan Kaartinen joel.kaartinen at gmail.com
Wed Dec 14 20:21:20 UTC 2011


On Wed, 2011-12-14 at 15:07 -0500, Luke-Jr wrote:
> > "Sure, send it to david.bitcoin.se".
> 
> That's not a valid URI.

I realize I'm responding to an useless nitpick with another useless
nitpick but here goes.

It doesn't have to be a valid URI. As long as the recipient (or the
software he's using) can make it into a valid URI. My web-browser
definitely would open http://david.bitcoin.se/ from that. For bitcoin
clients, https:// should be the guess it tries.

- Joel





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