[Bitcoin-development] BIP16/17 replacement

Andy Parkins andyparkins at gmail.com
Wed Feb 1 09:48:13 UTC 2012

On 2012 January 31 Tuesday, Luke-Jr wrote:

> Both BIP 16 and 17 are backward compatible enough that people can continue
> to use the old clients with each other. An upgrade is only required to
> send to (or create/receive on) the new 3...-form addresses. That being

Is that true?  (I'm happy to be called wrong)

It doesn't seem like it to me.  The new transaction types will be rejected by 
old clients won't they?  They don't pass IsStandard().


Dr Andy Parkins
andyparkins at gmail.com
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