[bitcoin-dev] BIP draft: OP_CHECKBLOCKATHEIGHT

Tom tomz at freedommail.ch
Fri Sep 23 14:37:39 UTC 2016


On Friday 23 Sep 2016 09:57:01 Luke Dashjr via bitcoin-dev wrote:
> This BIP describes a new opcode (OP_CHECKBLOCKATHEIGHT) for the Bitcoin
> scripting system to address reissuing bitcoin transactions when the coins
> they spend have been conflicted/double-spent.
> 
> https://github.com/luke-jr/bips/blob/bip-cbah/bip-cbah.mediawiki


Can you walk us through a real live usecase which this solves?  I read it and 
I think I understand it, but I can't see the attack every giving the attacker 
any benefit (or the attacked losing anything).


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