[Bitcoin-development] deterministic transaction expiration

Mark Friedenbach mark at monetize.io
Wed Aug 6 17:30:11 UTC 2014

On 08/06/2014 01:20 PM, Peter Todd wrote:
> The general case doesn't require transmission of any merkle data; it
> is derived from the tx data.

How can that possibly be the case? The information is hidden behind the
Merkle root in the transaction. The validator needs to know whether
there is an expiry and what it is. What's it supposed to do, guess?

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