[bitcoin-dev] Requesting BIP assignment; Flexible Transactions.

Christian Decker decker.christian at gmail.com
Fri Sep 23 11:55:50 UTC 2016


On Thu, Sep 22, 2016 at 08:37:29PM +0200, Tom via bitcoin-dev wrote:
> On Thursday, 22 September 2016 14:27:29 CEST Peter Todd wrote:
> > CSV uses per-input sequence numbers; you only have a per-tx equivalent.
> 
> I think you misunderstand tagged systems at a very basic level.  You think 
> that html can only use a bold tag <b> once in a document? Thats equivalent 
> to what you are saying.
> 
> Your comment is rather embarrassing, I have to point out. You may want to 
> read a bit more before you comment more.

Not sure if the comparison to XML and HTML holds: the lack of closing
tags makes the meaning of individual tokens ambiguous, like I pointed
out before. The use of segments gives at most two levels of nesting,
so any relationship among tokens in the same segment has to rely on
their relative position, which could result in ambiguities, like
whether a tag refers to a single input or the transaction as a whole.

Cheers,
Christian


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