[Bitcoin-development] new bitcoin.org clients page

Gary Rowe g.rowe at froot.co.uk
Wed May 2 20:39:45 UTC 2012


Now that I've seen and read through the forum thread on this, I think I'll
step back and let others get on with it. As Amir notes, we could be "Bike
Shedding" this for years.

On 2 May 2012 21:25, Luke-Jr <luke at dashjr.org> wrote:

> On Wednesday, May 02, 2012 3:34:35 PM Gary Rowe wrote:
> > Bitcoin-Qt
> > * Developed in C
>
> This is far less relevant than license...
>
> > Armory
> > * Requires the entire blockchain
> > * Dependent client of Bitcoin-Qt
>
> Or bitcoind?
>
> > Electrum
> > * Dependent client of Bitcoin-Qt (on server)
>
> Dependent on centralized server, not any particular client
>
> > Bitcoin Wallet (Android client)
>
> There are multiple Android clients. There is (or was) an OS selection to
> the
> left of the client choices...
>
> On Wednesday, May 02, 2012 3:43:23 PM Alan Reiner wrote:
> > I'm not sure what "designed for occasional use" means.   Many users of
> > other clients use them exclusively without touching other clients.
>  Armory
> > is designed to be your only wallet (if bitcoind[d/-qt] is running in
> bkgd).
> >  I'm sure the other clients are the same.
>
> Pretty sure it means "not running continuously".
>
> > Btw, Armory now has full installers for both Windows and Linux
> > (Ubuntu/Debian), with uninstallers and automatic URI registration
>
> Would be awesome if it took after Spesmilo and managed bitcoind itself in
> the
> background...
>
>
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