[Bitcoin-development] UUID to identify chains (payment protocol and elsewhere)

Melvin Carvalho melvincarvalho at gmail.com
Wed May 22 14:12:42 UTC 2013


On 22 May 2013 16:07, Jeff Garzik <jgarzik at exmulti.com> wrote:

> On Wed, May 22, 2013 at 6:27 AM, Melvin Carvalho
> <melvincarvalho at gmail.com> wrote:
> > Some out of band algo/hash could work so long as there was a one to one
> > relationship between the described object and the UUID.  In this case the
> > gensis block may not uniquely identify a coin.
>
> What does this mean?  It seems extremely unlikely that two different
> genesis blocks will have the same hash.
>

Two coin ecosystems could have the same genesis block


>
> --
> Jeff Garzik
> exMULTI, Inc.
> jgarzik at exmulti.com
>
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