[Bitcoin-development] Modularizing Bitcoin

Luke-Jr luke at dashjr.org
Sun May 26 23:57:10 UTC 2013


On Thursday, May 16, 2013 10:55:44 AM Addy Yeow wrote:
> Is the number representing the count for the client nodes?
> 
> I was curious of the count myself earlier this week and started to
> traverse down the network using getaddr message starting from seed
> nodes and found upward to 57k nodes running protocol >= 70001 with
> timestamp no older than 24 hours.

This sounds accurate for listening nodes, and similar to what my own system 
counts: http://luke.dashjr.org/programs/bitcoin/files/charts/security.html

Of course, it doesn't include the (many?) connect-only nodes (eg, mobile or 
firewall/NAT'd) or non-p2p nodes (eg, Electrum).

Luke




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