[Bitcoin-development] Incentivizing the running of full nodes

Mike Hearn mike at plan99.net
Mon Jun 16 17:59:12 UTC 2014

> This is a cool idea, but doesn't it generate some perverse incentives? If
> I'm running a full node and I want to pay CheapAir for some plane tickets,
> I'll want to pay in the greatest number of individual transactions possible

Peers can calculate rewards based on number of inputs or total kb used:
you're paying for kilobytes with either coin age or fees no matter what. So
I think in practice it's not a big deal.
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