[bitcoin-dev] A DNS-like decentralized mapping for wallet addresses?

Justin Newton justin at netki.com
Fri Dec 1 00:10:29 UTC 2017


Based on a standard that can support blockchain based or traditional ICANN

On Fri, Dec 1, 2017 at 6:20 AM, mandar mulherkar via bitcoin-dev <
bitcoin-dev at lists.linuxfoundation.org> wrote:

> Hello,
> I am new, so apologies if this has been asked before.
> Here are a few questions to start with -
> I was wondering in terms of mass adoption, instead of long wallet
> addresses, maybe there should be a DNS-like decentralized mapping service
> to provide a user at crypto address?
> This address translation can happen with confirmations from the network.
> So instead of providing a long string, or a QR code that needs an app, you
> simply type in a human readable address, and the wallet software converts
> it to a wallet address.
> Please let me know where I can research this more - if there already is
> literature about this somewhere.
> thanks!
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Justin W. Newton
Netki, Inc.

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