[Bitcoin-development] [RFC] [BIP proposal] Dealing with malleability

Pieter Wuille pieter.wuille at gmail.com
Wed Feb 12 17:21:39 UTC 2014


It's also not necessary for wallet software - it's really just for
human consumption.

A wallet can easily detect inputs being respent in another
transaction. You don't need a static hash for that (which wouldn't
need with all hash types, non-malleability double spends, ...).

On Wed, Feb 12, 2014 at 6:13 PM, Jeff Garzik <jgarzik at bitpay.com> wrote:
> On Wed, Feb 12, 2014 at 10:12 AM, Rune Kjær Svendsen
> <runesvend at gmail.com> wrote:
>> Instead of trying to remove the possibility of transaction
>> malleability, would it make sense to define a new, "canonical
>> transaction hash/ID" (cTxID),
>
> Yes, that is one proposal:  https://github.com/sipa/bitcoin/commits/normtxid
>
> But it is not a complete solution for all transaction types.
>
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> Jeff Garzik
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