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April 22, 2013, 08:26:04 PM
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Do bitcoin addresses have a hash sum embedded to check if it's valid or not?

Or are they just completely random..
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April 22, 2013, 08:32:15 PM
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https://bitcointalk.org/index.php?topic=1026.0
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April 22, 2013, 08:38:14 PM
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Thanks.

How does this affect the maximum allowed address pool?
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April 22, 2013, 08:55:48 PM
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it doesn't. it just makes the address slightly longer. https://en.bitcoin.it/wiki/Technical_background_of_Bitcoin_addresses

It is pitch black. You are likely to be eaten by a grue.

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April 22, 2013, 09:25:09 PM
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it doesn't. it just makes the address slightly longer. https://en.bitcoin.it/wiki/Technical_background_of_Bitcoin_addresses
That's clear. Thank you. Answered.
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