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

Mark Friedenbach mark at monetize.io
Wed Feb 12 20:27:52 UTC 2014


On 02/12/2014 08:44 AM, Alan Reiner wrote:
> Changing the protocol to use these static IDs is a pretty fundamental
> change that would never happen in Bitcoin.   But they can still be
> useful at the application level to mitigate these issues.

Not to mention that it would be potentially very insecure to have
consensus depend on data (scriptSigs) which are not hashed in the Merkle
structure of a block.

Not that anyone on this list has suggested such a change, but I've seen
it raised multiple times on the forum....

Mark




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