[bitcoin-dev] Alternative chain support for payment protocol

Jorge Timón jtimon at jtimon.cc
Mon Aug 10 19:49:23 UTC 2015


On Mon, Aug 10, 2015 at 9:19 PM, Ross Nicoll via bitcoin-dev
<bitcoin-dev at lists.linuxfoundation.org> wrote:
> That could definitely be done, for example by making the genesis field
> "repeated", so it specifies all potential networks. The response would need
> to indicate which hash it used, but that could be chain tip (with height in
> a further field), and provide fork detection.

No, the chain ID needs to be unique, that's the whole point.


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