[Bitcoin-development] Why are we bleeding nodes?

Mark Friedenbach mark at monetize.io
Mon Apr 7 18:48:26 UTC 2014


On 04/07/2014 12:00 PM, Tamas Blummer wrote:
> Once a single transaction in pruned in a block, the block is no longer
> eligible to be served to other nodes. 
> Which transactions are pruned can be rather custom e.g. even depending
> on the wallet(s) of the node,
> therefore I guess it is more handy to return some bitmap of pruned/full
> blocks than ranges.

The point is that the node has decided not to prune transactions from
that block, so that it is capable of returning full blocks within that
range.




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