[Bitcoin-development] Proposed BIP 70 extension

Gavin Andresen gavinandresen at gmail.com
Tue Jun 24 20:12:09 UTC 2014


On Tue, Jun 24, 2014 at 3:00 PM, Gmail <will.yager at gmail.com> wrote:

> Ok, wanting structured data is a decent argument, but why this random
> arbitrary case in particular? There are hundreds of fields like this that
> people might want to use.
>

Protocol buffers are designed to be extensible, and there are hundreds of
field numbers available.

It would be silly to add a "generic stuff" field inside a container format
that ALREADY has all the mechanisms necessary for forwards and backwards
extensibility.


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Gavin Andresen
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