[Bitcoin-development] Peer Discovery and Overlay

Mike Hearn mike at plan99.net
Tue Dec 24 17:15:00 UTC 2013

Thanks Warren! That's great. It's also a prerequisite for chain pruning, so
it's not only about decentralisation but also scalability.

Looking forward to reviewing and merging that.

On Tue, Dec 24, 2013 at 6:11 PM, Warren Togami Jr. <wtogami at gmail.com>wrote:

> I was concerned about this issue so we sponsored BlueMatt to implement an
> address database for bitcoinj.  In the future it won't be entirely reliant
> on what DNS tells it.
> Warren
> On Tue, Dec 24, 2013 at 6:02 AM, Peter Todd <pete at petertodd.org> wrote:
>> As for node addresses being a service, that's what the DNS seeds are!
>>  bitcoinj clients, for instance, depend very heavily on those seeds and
>> can be easily compromised in a variety of ways by them.
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