[Bitcoin-development] The difficulty of writing consensus critical code: the SIGHASH_SINGLE bug

Tamas Blummer tamas at bitsofproof.com
Fri Nov 7 08:07:47 UTC 2014


Peter,

forking would work best with a freeze of the consensus code. Do you see any chance for that?

Tamas Blummer


On Nov 7, 2014, at 1:03 AM, Peter Todd <pete at petertodd.org> wrote:
> Forking the codebase, rather than rewriting it, best
> ensures that your code actually implements the protocol properly, is
> safe to use for mining, and actually gets used.
> 
> Rewriting Bitcoin Core is a fun project, but it's terrible politics.

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