[bitcoin-dev] Using a storage engine without UTXO-index

Gregory Maxwell greg at xiph.org
Fri Apr 7 19:42:22 UTC 2017

On Fri, Apr 7, 2017 at 6:52 PM, Tom Harding via bitcoin-dev
<bitcoin-dev at lists.linuxfoundation.org> wrote:
> A network in which many nodes maintain a transaction index also enables a
> class of light node applications that ask peers to prove existence and
> spentness of TXO's.

Only with the additional commitment structure such as those proposed
by Peter Todd in his stxo/txo commitment designs, e.g.

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