[Bitcoin-development] Presenting a BIP for Shamir's Secret Sharing of Bitcoin private keys

Mark Friedenbach mark at monetize.io
Tue Apr 22 17:03:59 UTC 2014

What I was saying is that while it may or may not make sense to have
separate prefixes for testnet, it makes no sense to have per-alt prefixes.

On 04/22/2014 08:49 AM, Tamas Blummer wrote:
> I use several test chains while testing my software, the official test
> net, a standalone net in house and even chains only created on the fly
> for unit tests. I found no use of distinguishing serialization of keys
> while using any of them.
> If you have some deep insights about why this is needed share it, as I
> am not goint to guess your valuable thoughts.
> Regards,
> Tamas Blummer
> http://bitsofproof.com
> On 22.04.2014, at 17:32, Mark Friedenbach <mark at monetize.io
> <mailto:mark at monetize.io>> wrote:
>> Testnet vs mainnet is quite a separate issue than bitcoin vs altcoin.
>> Unfortunately few of the alts ever figured this out.

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