[Lightning-dev] Proposal for Advertising Lightning nodes via DNS records.
ZmnSCPxj at protonmail.com
Wed Apr 11 07:28:19 UTC 2018
Good morning Tyler,
> I will continue to approach the problem of securely advertising human-understandable node names, and I hope someday soon I will have a solution Lightning can use that retains the open, decentralized properties of the technology and the underlying blockchains.
I believe this faces the issue of Zooko's Triangle? Decentralized, Secure, Human-meaningful: pick any two.
Node pubkeys are Decentralized and Secure (good luck memorizing store.blockstream.com node pubkey if you are merely human).
Node aliases are Decentralized and Human-meaningful (nothing prevents me from naming my node SLEEPYARK, though).
DNS is Secure and Human-meaningful (DNS registration is centralized around ICANN).
Maybe a DNS la
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