[bitcoin-dev] Services bit for xthin blocks

G. Andrew Stone g.andrew.stone at gmail.com
Wed Mar 9 18:11:34 UTC 2016

Thanks for your offer Luke, but we are happy with our own process and,
regardless of historical provenance, see this mailing list and the BIP
process as very Core specific for reasons that are too numerous to describe
here but should be obvious to anyone who has been aware of the last year of
Bitcoin history.


On Tue, Mar 8, 2016 at 12:19 PM, Luke Dashjr <luke at dashjr.org> wrote:

> On Tuesday, March 08, 2016 2:35:21 AM G. Andrew Stone via bitcoin-dev
> wrote:
> > Not an unreasonable request, however while I personally respect the many
> > great accomplishments of individual engineers loosely affiliated with
> > "Core", Bitcoin Unlimited has our own process for documentation and
> > discussion on an uncensored forum located here:
> > https://bitco.in/forum/threads/buip010-passed-xtreme-thinblocks.774/. We
> > would love to have any interested engineer join us there with ideas and
> > criticisms.
> Bitcoin-dev and the BIP process are not affiliated with Core at all. In
> fact,
> the BIP process was created by Amir Taaki, who was a libbitcoin developer
> (libbitcoin is not Core).
> I encourage Bitcoin Unlimited to use the BIP process for
> cross-implementation
> standards like this, as do other implementations, so that you can benefit
> from
> peer review from the wider Bitcoin development community, as well as have a
> common repository for these standards.
> Many BIPs are discussed on reddit in addition to this mailing list, and you
> would certainly remain free to discuss your own proposals on any forum you
> like - it isn't restricted to only this mailing list.
> If this is of interest, I will be happy to try to go over and assign BIP
> numbers to the current (15?) BUIPs assuming they meet the basic
> requirements
> for such assignment (see BIP 1:
> https://github.com/bitcoin/bips/blob/master/bip-0001.mediawiki). Is there
> an
> easy way to get links to each of the BUIPs? I couldn't find BUIP 1 at all,
> for
> example.
> Thanks,
> Luke
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