The below is an off-site archive of all tweets posted by @lopp ever

May 17th, 2017

If you try to control the Bitcoin honey badger it will mercilessly gnaw upon your reputation until your humility is exposed or none remains.

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@hcarpach There’s your problem - thinking that Core dictates the protocol.

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What’s that, you say? You’re frustrated with the changing nature of Bitcoin? pic.twitter.com/YpejocExDJ

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@hcarpach Bitcoin wallets can only control their own behavior, not the nature of Bitcoin itself.

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@CharlieShrem @morcosa There’s a good summary at the top of the linked github issues. A variety of improvements for..twitter.com/i/web/status/8…VZ

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👏🏼👏🏼@morcosa’s fee estimate overhaul is merged into Bitcoin Core! I’ve been testing for past month; great work! 👏🏼👏🏼github.com/bitcoin/bitcoi…

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Bitcoin wallets with hard coded min/max fee sanity checks should replace them with dynamically calculated values. reddit.com/r/Bitcoin/comm…

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@dotglum @Adam_S9 Certainly. Mainly if the wallet has an imbalance in received transactions versus sent transactions.

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When you’re proficient in a variety of high level programming languages and somehow keep finding yourself writing b..twitter.com/i/web/status/8…uN

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@bit_novosti @BitcoinErrorLog @Excellion If most of the mining machines stay in China and the Chinese courts don’t..twitter.com/i/web/status/8…SF

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@bit_novosti @BitcoinErrorLog @Excellion I’m asking if these laws tend to actually get enforced or if they’re just..twitter.com/i/web/status/8…RP

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@BitcoinErrorLog @Excellion IANAL… do Chinese courts care about American patents?

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@WhalePanda I’ve been told that the 0.00888888 and 0.00444444-esque value outputs are tied to the GladiaCoin pyrami..twitter.com/i/web/status/8…AI

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@jgarzik @el33th4xor BitGo’s fee estimates ramp down quickly as of our latest overhaul. Can you spot the change?😉 p2sh.info/dashboard/db/f…

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@el33th4xor Dust should be donated to miners. 🙃

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@ziggamon @desantis @khannib Given that no algorithm can actually predict the future, it very well be that the best..twitter.com/i/web/status/8…U7

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@ziggamon @desantis @khannib Shouldn’t trust any of them. I’d think the /best/ thing to do would be backtesting the..twitter.com/i/web/status/8…qj

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@ziggamon @khannib Is their algorithm open source? Doesn’t seem like it - ours certainly isn’t.

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@brucefenton I suspect 10X demand would increase fees more than 10X, but I’m no economist. 🙃

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@guruvan @Satoshi_N_ Fun fact: the minimum ripple wallet reserve has increased so much recently that we’re not sure..twitter.com/i/web/status/8…Nm

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@guruvan @Satoshi_N_ You could consider it to be competing against Ethereum/Litecoin/Dash/Monero/Zcash. Some don’t..twitter.com/i/web/status/8…y5

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@guruvan @Satoshi_N_ Ha, “market share” if you consider Bitcoin to be competing against premined permissioned protocols.

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@guruvan @Satoshi_N_ Of course there’s a consumer effect, but honeybadger don’t care.

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@Dr_Chen_XRay @JackMallers I’d say the latter is more likely, but you can’t really prove intent from blockchain analysis.

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Sending multiple outputs with the same value to the same address? Reeks of either incompetence or maliciousness. twitter.com/WhalePanda/sta…

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This is the point where the users who ignored my proactive advice realize their mistake. Holdouts are coming around. twitter.com/lopp/statuses/…

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@Satoshi_N_ It’s disingenuous to ever refer to Bitcoin fees as a percentage of value sent, since the system is ambi..twitter.com/i/web/status/8…BY

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