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by JohnDoe
Thu Sep 15, 2011 11:04 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: 51% Attack - Countermeasure Roundup
Replies: 21
Views: 21316

Re: 51% Attack - Countermeasure Roundup

So will lockins + merged mining be the full extent of the "fix" or is there a more elaborate solution in the works?
by JohnDoe
Wed Sep 14, 2011 2:50 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: implications of merged mining / shared blockchain
Replies: 44
Views: 10912

Re: implications of merged mining / shared blockchain

What about this ArtForz NTP fix that was implemented on Geist Geld? Shouldn't that be enough to prevent the history rewrite or was that an unrelated exploit unique to that blockchain?
by JohnDoe
Tue Sep 13, 2011 7:17 pm
Forum: Technical Support
Topic: First-time build errors [noob question]
Replies: 4
Views: 1286

Re: First-time build errors [noob question]

Pretty cool, thanks.
by JohnDoe
Tue Sep 13, 2011 3:29 pm
Forum: Technical Support
Topic: First-time build errors [noob question]
Replies: 4
Views: 1286

Re: First-time build errors [noob question]

First time building namecoind too. I noticed that when using make -f makefile.unix I get a binary of 20.4 mb but the 32-bit binary on this site is 3.77 mb. Why could that be?
by JohnDoe
Fri Aug 05, 2011 2:11 pm
Forum: Project direction
Topic: Merged mining + timetravel fix @19200 - must upgrade
Replies: 156
Views: 76580

Re: Merged mining block number

So luke-jr who runs the Eligius bitcoin pool claims that there is a security exploit in the merged mining code: 17:02 < luke-jr> bliket_: will you still like me if I exploit the security hole in merged mining? <.< ... 17:06 < doublec> luke-jr: have you notified vinced of what you think the security...
by JohnDoe
Tue Jul 26, 2011 2:34 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Namecoin market ticking timebomb?
Replies: 4
Views: 3307

Re: Namecoin market ticking timebomb?

I said it in the first paragraph... because I believe the value of NMC will surpass BTC. As more merchants start accepting NMC, Bitcoin will become proportionally less relevant and thus less valuable, as anything that can be bought with BTC will be buyable with NMC too. So all things equal, Namecoin...
by JohnDoe
Tue Jul 26, 2011 12:54 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Namecoin market ticking timebomb?
Replies: 4
Views: 3307

Re: Namecoin market ticking timebomb?

Sure, I see the value of NMC going down (sharply even) after 24k update, but only in the short run. In the long run I believe the value of NMC will surpass that of BTC because it's simply a more useful currency. In my opinion the only advantages of BTC are name recognition and infrastructure. I thin...
by JohnDoe
Sun Jul 24, 2011 3:35 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Forum moderation policy?
Replies: 11
Views: 2253

Re: Forum moderation policy?

Why host discussions about trading period if you want to keep the forum "professional"? Leave the trading and talking of possibly illegal goods to another website to deal with. By trading discussion I meant an homologue to this subforum: http://forum.bitcoin.org/index.php?board=8.0 Probably wasn't ...
by JohnDoe
Sat Jul 23, 2011 2:30 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Can namecoin be used to have other than .bit addresses?
Replies: 1
Views: 651

Re: Can namecoin be used to have other than .bit addresses?

Yes, it's pretty simple. You could grab an unused namespace, x/ for example, and then get a nameserver to resolve all names under that namespace to name.xyz.