linus at nordberg.se
Wed, 29 Sep 2004 23:29:17 +0200
email@example.com (Niels Möller) wrote
29 Sep 2004 23:02:32 +0200:
| > Seems like date is YYMMDD[hhmm[ss]]. How bizarre. :-(
| Then I guess we can just as well go with the 6 character format. The
| date isn't particularly relevant in our context anyway (I think we may
| eventually want to define our own hashcash syntax, but I understand if
| you want to reuse the existing code).
I think they use the date for stamp expiration.
Couldn't we support both, or even more? Popular formats, from widely
distributed implementations, that we deem good enough could be defined
as methods accepted in XHASHCASHCHALLENGE.
| > BTW, have you seen http://asrg.sp.am/ or read anything on the
| > accompanying lists?
| No. Have they done any work on hashcash? I guess the chair, John R.
Don't know for sure, but it doesn't seem like it. I just spotted it.
I wonder if this
"The ASRG wiki is temporarily disabled until we set up some user
authentication to keep the spammers out. Sigh."
is a sign of a problem with researching this topic.
Nice title on this one: http://www.ietf.org/rfc/rfc3098.txt :-)
| Levine, is the same guy who is known for moderating comp.compilers and
| for the Linkers & Loaders book?
I wouldn't know (even if I once read that book with big eyes).