[Bitcoin-development] deterministic transaction expiration

Kaz Wesley kaz at revolveforward.com
Fri Aug 8 18:42:35 UTC 2014


A new network tx field would have the same problem, right?

With a child-refreshes-parent policy, someone wishing to redeem a
transaction that has passed its relay window without being confirmed could
still do so.
On Aug 8, 2014 11:16 AM, "Jeff Garzik" <jgarzik at bitpay.com> wrote:

> On Fri, Aug 8, 2014 at 1:38 PM, Tom Harding <tomh at thinlink.com> wrote:
> >> 4. add a new IsStandard rule rejecting transactions with an nLockTime
> >> more than N blocks behind the current tip (for some fixed value N, to
> >> be determined)
>
> It cannot be assumed that transaction creation time and transaction
> publish-to-outside-world time are the same, even though they often
> are.
>
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