[bitcoin-dev] Fork of invalid blocks due to BIP66 violations

Justus Ranvier justus at openbitcoinprivacyproject.org
Sat Jul 4 23:33:24 UTC 2015

On 07/04/2015 12:58 PM, Tier Nolan wrote:
> Yes, you can mostly get short proofs for each step, but you have to make
> sure your proofs are also provable.
> It means going through everything that needs to be proved for a block to be
> valid.

I think the problem is tractable if some reasonable assumptions are made
about the ability of SPV clients to perform validity checks that don't
involve any state outside a single transaction (or block):


Justus Ranvier
Open Bitcoin Privacy Project
justus at openbitcoinprivacyproject.org
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