[bitcoin-dev] Fwd: Services bit for xthin blocks

Gregory Maxwell greg at xiph.org
Tue Mar 8 06:09:53 UTC 2016

On Tue, Mar 8, 2016 at 5:14 AM, Dave Scotese <dscotese at litmocracy.com> wrote:
> I think a BIP is a good idea, but rather than making such a specific
> proposal as "Let's use bit 4 to indicate communication of thin blocks," how
> about a more general one like "Let's use bit(s?) 4(-5?) as user-agent

Not communicated in address messages, so useless for discovery.

I think any feature which could do this could use the BIP130 approach instead.

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