Bitcoin Forum
May 26, 2019, 08:36:28 PM *
News: Latest Bitcoin Core release: 0.18.0 [Torrent] (New!)
 
   Home   Help Search Login Register More  
Poll
Question: Please select your preferred option:
Base Units + Hex Encoding - 0 (0%)
Human Units + Hex Encoding - 0 (0%)
Base Units + Decimal Encoding - 3 (21.4%)
Human Units + Decimal Encoding - 10 (71.4%)
Other (Comment) - 1 (7.1%)
Total Voters: 13

Pages: [1]
  Print  
Author Topic: [Poll] URI scheme - Base/Human units + Encoding  (Read 1026 times)
da2ce7
Legendary
*
Offline Offline

Activity: 1220
Merit: 1000


Live and Let Live


View Profile
April 21, 2011, 04:26:39 AM
 #1

Hex Encoding:

Base Units: 1BTC = 5F5E100
Human Units: 0.00000001BTC = 1 / 5F5E100

Decimal Encoding:

Base Units:  1BTC = 100000000
Human Units: 0.00000001BTC = 0.00000001

Comments?

One off NP-Hard.
1558902988
Hero Member
*
Offline Offline

Posts: 1558902988

View Profile Personal Message (Offline)

Ignore
1558902988
Reply with quote  #2

1558902988
Report to moderator
1558902988
Hero Member
*
Offline Offline

Posts: 1558902988

View Profile Personal Message (Offline)

Ignore
1558902988
Reply with quote  #2

1558902988
Report to moderator
Transactions must be included in a block to be properly completed. When you send a transaction, it is broadcast to miners. Miners can then optionally include it in their next blocks. Miners will be more inclined to include your transaction if it has a higher transaction fee.
Advertised sites are not endorsed by the Bitcoin Forum. They may be unsafe, untrustworthy, or illegal in your jurisdiction. Advertise here.
1558902988
Hero Member
*
Offline Offline

Posts: 1558902988

View Profile Personal Message (Offline)

Ignore
1558902988
Reply with quote  #2

1558902988
Report to moderator
phelix
Legendary
*
Offline Offline

Activity: 1708
Merit: 1000


nmc:id/phelix


View Profile
April 21, 2011, 06:57:19 AM
 #2

Hi!

could you give examples how it would look like? And maybe what advanteges there are with each variant (length?).

cheers

blockchained.com ■ bitcointalk top posts
da2ce7
Legendary
*
Offline Offline

Activity: 1220
Merit: 1000


Live and Let Live


View Profile
April 21, 2011, 07:12:00 AM
 #3

Hi!

could you give examples how it would look like? And maybe what advanteges there are with each variant (length?).

cheers

sure,

Hex encoding is good if you want to keep the length down.  It also can be easer for computers to phrase.
Decimal Encoding is good because user can directly read the bitcoin amount from the address, with out needing to convert the encoding.

eg. 5F5E100 = 100000000   -  100000000  is easier for a human (unless you are used to hex numbers)

Base units are better for computers to read and use,  as there are floating-point rounding issues.
Human units are easer for Humans to read.

eg 1 BTC = 100000000 base units.  1 BTC is more simple for a human.


Overall base units encoded in hex would be the most standards compliment and technically the best solution.  It is easy for a computer, hard for an human. (Without the use of software)

One off NP-Hard.
BitterTea
Sr. Member
****
Offline Offline

Activity: 294
Merit: 250



View Profile
April 21, 2011, 02:44:40 PM
 #4

I still don't see a problem with one URI scheme that can handle all of the above, which is the one semi-finalized and implemented by Luke-Jr.
Pages: [1]
  Print  
 
Jump to:  

Sponsored by , a Bitcoin-accepting VPN.
Powered by MySQL Powered by PHP Powered by SMF 1.1.19 | SMF © 2006-2009, Simple Machines Valid XHTML 1.0! Valid CSS!