[Bitcoin-development] instant confirmation via payment protocol backwards compatible proto buffer extension
lawrence at greenaddress.it
Sun Jun 15 14:09:19 UTC 2014
Andreas Schildbach <andreas <at> schildbach.de> writes:
> Generally I like the simplicity of this BIP. Still, I have more questions:
> What is the use of the Transactions message? Note the Payment message
> already contains a transactions field that could be signed.
Transactions message sole purpose is to allow easy signing of all
i don't think you can serialise a single field
maybe i missed something, not sure
> Can you
> briefly describe the whole flow of messages on an example, including the
> BIP70 messages?
I'll get back to the list with something tomorrow,
can be useful in the BIP as an example anyway I guess.
> Should we allow adding multiple signatures (from different instant
maybe in some different scheme of "instantness" that could be useful,
although i wonder if it's possible to keep the BIP simple with
such non immediately obvious use cases.
> or maybe while transitioning to another PKI)?
another PKI, not sure, I understand there are already somewhat weak industry
schemes to revoke.
I do wonder if there's any better and more "future proof" way.
I'll think about it but for now I hope someone with more experience can
share some insight.
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