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asciilifeform: it's riotously obnoxious and erry time i encounter it , cements in my head the 'mining is a bug'
a111: 26 results for "mining is a bug", http://btcbase.org/log-search?q=mining%20is%20a%20bug
asciilifeform: !#s mining is a bug
asciilifeform: this being said, 'mining is a bug'(tm), if i knew how to gruesomely slaughter all miners while keeping something like working bitcoin net, i promise to say how.
mircea_popescu: (which goes back to a long held asciilifeform notion, of "mining is a bug" -- certainly, but looky here : mining is also the direct result of "i want a shunt for the bruteforce, so i can say to people, "x is cheaper therefore y won't happen")
a111: Logged on 2017-12-27 01:58 asciilifeform: i'd like to encourage trinque to put some of his 'crackpot' algos 'to paper', as articles. the hypertext thing was interesting imho, for instance, and so was earlier trinque pill for 'mining is a bug', and possibly other occasions. dun be afraid to write down conjectures, trinque , gauss did
asciilifeform: i'd like to encourage trinque to put some of his 'crackpot' algos 'to paper', as articles. the hypertext thing was interesting imho, for instance, and so was earlier trinque pill for 'mining is a bug', and possibly other occasions. dun be afraid to write down conjectures, trinque , gauss did ☟︎
a111: Logged on 2017-12-02 16:22 mircea_popescu: anwyay, revisiting an ancient conversation re http://btcbase.org/log-search?q=mining+is+a+bug : i have to thoroughly concede this point to asciilifeform . the model is as follows : if a) a PoW system exists in which b) a participating entity can recognize work done by itself as opposed to work done by others then it NECESSARILY follow that entity can, and therefore it ALSO follows that it eventually will c) impose further con
asciilifeform: upstack in re 'mining is a bug' , asciilifeform has a theoretical pill, potentially interesting , but will chew on it for some weeks -- there's gotta be a catch
a111: Logged on 2017-12-02 16:22 mircea_popescu: anwyay, revisiting an ancient conversation re http://btcbase.org/log-search?q=mining+is+a+bug : i have to thoroughly concede this point to asciilifeform . the model is as follows : if a) a PoW system exists in which b) a participating entity can recognize work done by itself as opposed to work done by others then it NECESSARILY follow that entity can, and therefore it ALSO follows that it eventually will c) impose further con
asciilifeform: mining-is-a-bug(tm)(r)
mircea_popescu: anwyay, revisiting an ancient conversation re http://btcbase.org/log-search?q=mining+is+a+bug : i have to thoroughly concede this point to asciilifeform . the model is as follows : if a) a PoW system exists in which b) a participating entity can recognize work done by itself as opposed to work done by others then it NECESSARILY follow that entity can, and therefore it ALSO follows that it eventually will c) impose further con ☟︎☟︎
mircea_popescu: point being, until and unless the process is thoroughly and well understood, we'll keep being blindsided by "mining is a bug" bugs.
asciilifeform: mircea_popescu: the 'every user a currency issuer' is the only 'solution' i currently know to 'mining-is-a-bug'
mircea_popescu: how do you imagine tx fee working with "mining is a bug" ?
trinque: it proceeds towards asciilifeform's "mining is a bug" point
a111: Logged on 2016-10-21 00:47 mircea_popescu: anyway, if mining is a bug, then the philosopher king is a backdoor.
mircea_popescu: this part of mining is a bug, except it is evidently no part of mining
mircea_popescu: anyway, if mining is a bug, then the philosopher king is a backdoor. ☟︎
asciilifeform: 'mining is a bug' because, as mircea_popescu even appeared to agree earlier, it is promisetronic.
asciilifeform: the orbit of my personal inner altcrackpot is largely around 'mining is a bug'.
adlai: http://btcbase.org/log/2016-10-04#1552285 << s/latency issue/!s mining is a bug/ i've been trying to make sense of the issue. it's not headfit yet, but maybe this will help others too: http://diyhpl.us/wiki/transcripts/scalingbitcoin/milan/chainbreak/ ☝︎
assbot: 5 results for 'mining is a bug' : http://s.b-a.link/?q=mining+is+a+bug
asciilifeform: !s mining is a bug
ascii_butugychag: the more i think about it, the more it seems to me that mining is a catastrophic bug per se
assbot: 2 results for 'mining is a bug' : http://s.b-a.link/?q=mining+is+a+bug
asciilifeform: !s mining is a bug
mircea_popescu: and in the latest eulora news : today's bug is, "mp just got a large mining find, so large in fact that it didn't fit in his mining claim, so it got truncated."
Vexual: that mining bug is a motherfucker