[Bitcoin-development] Protocol extensions

Jordan Mack jordanmack at parhelic.com
Mon Dec 19 21:43:23 UTC 2011


On 12/18/2011 1:19 PM, Stefan Thomas wrote:
 > Let those who want anonymity connect through Tor, Freenet, etc. It's
 > easy to add anonymity via an extra layer, but it is impossible to add
 > performance on top of a slow system.

That's a very good point. This is needless complication at the protocol 
level. Alternatives, like Tor, could be used to provide the desired 
effect. Developers could even choose to integrate Tor functionality into 
the client itself at some point.




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