gronager at ceptacle.com
Mon Feb 20 15:47:53 UTC 2012
>> The "version" portion of the address has so far been labeled "network id",
>> and indicates from which network and which chain the address can be used
> Where do you see this? It has always been "version" as far as I am aware, and
> we discussed formalizing the details of the bits in it a few months back.
> In any case, it was certainly originally intended as "version" as can be
> observed in Satoshi's reference implementation.
And the attached graphics - here it is defined as network byte and network id.
Anyway - can probably live with some bit level subdivision into network id and address class.
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