[Bitcoin-development] Segmented Block Relaying BIP draft.

Gregory Maxwell gmaxwell at gmail.com
Mon Sep 10 15:14:25 UTC 2012

On Mon, Sep 10, 2012 at 11:07 AM, Matthew Mitchell
<matthewmitchell at godofgod.co.uk> wrote:
> Here is a BIP draft for improving the block relaying and validation so that
> it can be done in parallel and so that redundancy can be removed. This
> becomes more beneficial the larger the block sizes are.
> https://en.bitcoin.it/wiki/User:MatthewLM/ImprovedBlockRelayingProposal

Why does this focus on actually sending the hash tree?  The block
header + transaction list + transactions a node doesn't already know
(often just the coinbase) is enough.

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