[bitcoin-dev] Transaction aging to relieve user concerns.

Mark Friedenbach mark at friedenbach.org
Thu Dec 28 20:49:38 UTC 2017


However users can’t know with any certainty whether transactions will “age out” as indicated, since this is only relay policy. Exceeding the specified timeout doesn’t prevent a miner from including it in the chain, and therefore doesn’t really provide any actionable information.

> On Dec 28, 2017, at 11:55 AM, Dan Bryant via bitcoin-dev <bitcoin-dev at lists.linuxfoundation.org> wrote:
> 
> The goal here is to make it easier for users to know with better certainty when an TXN is going to age out


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