[bitcoin-dev] [BIP Proposal] New "feefilter" p2p message

Luke Dashjr luke at dashjr.org
Wed Feb 17 00:46:16 UTC 2016

On Tuesday, February 16, 2016 8:20:26 PM Alex Morcos via bitcoin-dev wrote:
> # The feefilter message is defined as a message containing an int64_t where
> pchCommand == "feefilter"

What happened to extensibility? And why waste 64 bits for what is almost 
certainly a small number?

> # The fee filter is additive with a bloom filter for transactions so if an
> SPV client were to load a bloom filter and send a feefilter message,
> transactions would only be relayed if they passed both filters.

This seems to make feefilter entirely useless for wallets?


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