[Bitcoin-development] After compressed pubkeys: hybrid pubkeys

Mike Hearn mike at plan99.net
Sun Jun 17 11:01:12 UTC 2012


> * 0x04 [32-byte X coord] [32-byte Y coord]: uncompressed format
> * 0x06 [32-byte X coord] [32-byte Y coord]: hybrid format for even Y coords
> * 0x07 [32-byte X coord] [32-byte Y coord]: hybrid format for odd Y coords

So what's the actual difference in format? Is there any at all, or
it's just the first number that's different?




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