[cryptography] Crypto-economics metadiscussion

lodewijk andré de la porte lodewijkadlp at gmail.com
Tue Jun 14 09:42:03 EDT 2011


I think chain mergers would be confusing for humans.

2011/6/14 Nathan Loofbourrow <njloof at gmail.com>

> On Mon, Jun 13, 2011 at 9:40 PM, Peter Gutmann <pgut001 at cs.auckland.ac.nz>wrote:
>
>> Marsh Ray <marsh at extendedsubset.com> writes:
>>
>> >I 'aint no self-appointed moderator of this list and I do find the
>> subject of
>> >economics terribly interesting, but maybe it would make sense to
>> willfully
>> >confine the scope of our discussion of Bitcoin and other virtual
>> currencies
>> >to the crypto side of it.
>>
>> Absolutely.  We need a virtual Perry.
>
>
> What if we created a peer-to-peer network for approving posts by
> timestamping approvals and hashing them into a chain of proof-of-work? Then
> we can all compete to moderate the list by application of CPU power.
>
> n
>
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