Pieter Wuille

Belgium

bitcoin.sipa.be

Age: 31

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reviewed Close i have 0.11271399 BTC in my wallet but i cant use it before all transactions are verified
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reviewed No Action Needed Is it even worth mining Bitcoins?
Feb
11
answered Running out of memory, how can I reduce the size of wallet.dat?
Feb
10
reviewed Approve suggested edit on Security within a deleting blockchain model
Feb
10
reviewed Leave Open I am new to bitcoin, and GUI miner won't work on slush's server
Feb
10
comment I am new to bitcoin, and GUI miner won't work on slush's server
I disagree that it is a duplicate; the question acknowledges the fact that mining will be slow. StephenM347's comment about would be a good answer, I think.
Feb
10
reviewed Close Can I get a Bitcoin credit card?
Feb
10
reviewed Close I rest my computer
Feb
10
revised Blockchain Tools for Voting Among Small Groups?
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Feb
10
answered Blockchain Tools for Voting Among Small Groups?
Feb
10
comment Bitcoin Core wallet update schedule and transaction
Bitcoin Core 0.12.0 is very close to being released (days).
Feb
9
comment IndentationError: expected an indented block
I don't think this is the correct place to ask basic programming questions; stackoverflow.com may be better.
Feb
9
comment Why was the target block time chosen to be 10 minutes?
Further: shorter blocks means more storage for pruned and SPV nodes.
Feb
9
revised Adding fixed seed nodes as DNS doesn't seem to be available
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Feb
8
answered Adding fixed seed nodes as DNS doesn't seem to be available
Feb
8
comment Why does getNewAddress take so long? Often times out python-bitcoinrpc
Please report this as a bug in that case: github.com/bitcoin/issues.
Feb
8
comment how do nodes verify that a block has been solved and can be added to the blockchain
That's not how difficulty works. It's not expressed as a number of zeroes at the start, but as a ratio between the maximum block hash and the actually required one.
Feb
8
comment Why does getNewAddress take so long? Often times out python-bitcoinrpc
How large is your wallet, in keys/transactions/megabytes?
Feb
8
comment What does OP_CHECKSEQUENCEVERIFY (OP_CSV) do?
OP_CSV (BIP112) only constrains the nSequence value. The comparison of nSequence against time happens independently of OP_CSV's usage (BIP68).
Feb
6
revised How one checks which customer made a payment
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