[Bitcoin-development] A suggestion for reducing the size of the UTXO database

Warren Togami Jr. wtogami at gmail.com
Mon May 25 21:14:46 UTC 2015


On Mon, May 25, 2015 at 1:29 PM, Andreas Schildbach
<andreas at schildbach.de> wrote:
> Yes, that's the issue. Because you're connecting only to one node, you
> don't get any instant confirmations -- due to a Bitcoin protocol
> limitation you can only get them from nodes you don't post the tx to.

Is it really wise to call this a "confirmation"?  All this is really
telling you is one seemingly random peer has relayed the transaction
back to you that you sent to a presumably different seemingly random
peer.

Warren




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