[Bitcoin-development] bitcoind as a library
odinn.cyberguerrilla at riseup.net
Thu Nov 27 20:07:29 UTC 2014
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A recent comment on this (I think)...
Reflecting on an approach from a different but related project, as a
result of an issue discussion in DW, stealth and coinjoin from that
project were broken out as distinct repositories - see:
installable using npm
I'm probably missing something here, but it seems to me like breaking
things out as distinct repositories might be a good approach. The
question is what would be in a distinct repository or repositories?
Currently if someone is looking at core, everything is seen here:
<slips away for holidays>
> On Thu, Nov 27, 2014 at 5:27 PM, Mem Wallet
> <memwallet.info at gmail.com> wrote:
>> Is there an intention that the various internal libraries
>> could/should be strengthened and heirachicalized such that they
>> would be suitable for 3rd party development of bitcoin related
>> services and tools, or is that not a goal, and some other project
>> would have to fill such a role ?
> The plan is to provide the consensus functionality as a library,
> the essential parts that make bitcoin bitcoin. 0.10 will have a
> basic transaction/script verifier available. In the version after
> that, I expect this will be extended to further utxo set
> management, but no API has been worked out for that yet. There are
> also plans to add a library for transaction signing.
> However there is no goal to expose *everything* as a library.
> Certainly not wallet- or user interface related functionality.
> Specialized utility libraries would fill this purpose better. See
> for example https://github.com/bitcoin/libbase58 for base58
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