[Bitcoin-development] Proposal to replace BIP0039

slush slush at centrum.cz
Thu Oct 31 11:18:32 UTC 2013

Oh, I forgot to one practical aspect; the way how the mnemonic is "mined"
in Thomas proposal prevents usage in embedded devices, because difficulty
of generating proper mnemonic is simply too high for embedded
microcontrollers. Maybe this can be solved somehow by modifying the
proposal, but right now it is a showstopper for us.


On Thu, Oct 31, 2013 at 12:11 PM, slush <slush at centrum.cz> wrote:

> bip39:
> + bi-directional
> + passphrase protected
> + shorter mnemonic or shorter wordlist
> - predefined wordlist
> ThomasV proposal:
> + any software can has its own preferred worlist
> ? passphrase protected
> - one-direction only
> - longer mnemonic or longer wordlist
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