[Bitcoin-development] Address Expiration to Prevent Reuse

Gregory Maxwell gmaxwell at gmail.com
Thu Mar 26 23:00:50 UTC 2015

On Thu, Mar 26, 2015 at 10:28 PM, s7r <s7r at sky-ip.org> wrote:
> This should not be enforced by default.

No one suggested _anything_ like that. Please save the concern for
someplace its actually applicable.

> I know it's not recommended to use the same pubkey more than once, but
> the protocol was not designed this way.

For a point of pedantry, the protocol actually was designed that way
and in the initial versions of the software there was actually no user
exposed mechanism to reuse a scriptPubkey no matter how hard you

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