[Bitcoin-development] Pubkey addresses

Matt Corallo bitcoin-list at bluematt.me
Sat Dec 17 16:15:46 UTC 2011


On Sat, 2011-12-17 at 12:14 +0100, Jorge Timón wrote:
> Don't know much about QR codes, but I thought they have a length limitation.
> Why jav wants to use not just addresses but firstbits then?
Under no circumstances should the use of firstbits ever be supported.
It doesn't scale, not even close, especially as we (hopefully) move
towards SPV clients.  Also, it provides incentives for people to spam
the chain to get a firstbits address.  Never should that be supported.

Matt





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