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

Jan Møller jan.moller at gmail.com
Tue Apr 22 17:07:24 UTC 2014

Treating testnet differently is quite the norm, we have that in BIP 32, 38,
70, SIPA private keys (no BIP for that I guess), bitcoin addresses etc. At
the same time none of them define values for alt coins as far as I recall.

On Tue, Apr 22, 2014 at 5:49 PM, Tamas Blummer <tamas at bitsofproof.com>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> 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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