[bitcoin-dev] Compact Block Relay BIP
pete at petertodd.org
Mon May 9 13:40:55 UTC 2016
-----BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE-----
On 9 May 2016 07:32:59 GMT-04:00, Tom via bitcoin-dev <bitcoin-dev at lists.linuxfoundation.org> wrote:
>On Monday 09 May 2016 10:43:02 Gregory Maxwell wrote:
>> Service bits are not generally a good mechanism for negating optional
>> peer-local parameters.
>Service bits are exactly the right solution to indicate additional p2p
>> [It's a little disconcerting that you appear to be maintaining a fork
>> and are unaware of this.]
Can you please explain why you moved the above part of gmaxwell's reply to here, when previously it was right after:
>> > Wait, you didn't steal the variable length encoding from an
>> > standard and you programmed a new one?
>> This is one of the two variable length encodings used for years in
>> Bitcoin Core. This is just the first time it's shown up in a BIP.
Editing gmaxwells reply like that changes the tone of the message significantly.
-----BEGIN PGP SIGNATURE-----
-----END PGP SIGNATURE-----
More information about the bitcoin-dev