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

CANNON cannon at cannon-ciota.info
Fri Dec 1 04:12:24 UTC 2017


On 11/30/2017 10:20 PM, mandar mulherkar via bitcoin-dev 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?

Check out namecoin, there is also blockstack as someone mentioned, but I personally feel namecoin is technologically better.

If do not want a static bitcoin address mapped to a username, could use a stealth address (we need more
support for stealth addresses in bitcoin wallets).


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