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October 25, 2014, 03:17:08 PM
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"Hashpoints" could be published by miners every so often (once a day maybe), so you'd only have to download the last day's transactions on a new client.
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October 25, 2014, 03:18:41 PM
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Why can't the client just start from the last verified blockchain hash?
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October 25, 2014, 03:35:18 PM
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"Hashpoints" could be published by miners every so often (once a day maybe), so you'd only have to download the last day's transactions on a new client.


How would you verify that my transaction is valid as it spends an output that is 17 days old and you only have the transactions/blocks from the last 24 hours?

Why can't the client just start from the last verified blockchain hash?

Verified? By whom?

I think what you want is a slim client such as Multibit or Electrum.

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October 25, 2014, 03:37:44 PM
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You need only Multibit then  Grin
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October 25, 2014, 03:38:12 PM
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Why can't the client just start from the last verified blockchain hash?

use merkle trees client, instead (all android and iphone wallet, multibit ... etcs ...).
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October 25, 2014, 04:03:11 PM
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Ok thanks.  I think Electrum is what I was looking for.
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October 25, 2014, 11:48:00 PM
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The alt coin Boolberry works something like this I think.
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October 26, 2014, 12:33:11 AM
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You can build a standalone client which makes calls to APIs to get balances and such. I'm working on something similar to that concept at the moment.
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October 26, 2014, 05:53:27 AM
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"Hashpoints" could be published by miners every so often (once a day maybe), so you'd only have to download the last day's transactions on a new client.


Your idea is good, this function should be able to achieve.at that time  your coins will be more secure

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