Questions on: contracts

Here is a very natural idea: an entity creates a new virtual currency with the following properties: Only that entity has the capability to issue new quantities of that currency That entity makes some type of legally binding promise to always buy and
Simple answer, no. What you're most likely talking about are interesting ways to use script to pay to a m-of-n multisig, for example. Generally, when you get paid in bitcoin, you, as the merchant, get to choose where the customer sends the bitcoin
I read Contracts: Will this be possible? where part of the question related to expiring a transaction and one of the replies said that it would never be possible since it causes problems. Unfortunately the reply didn't indicate what problems it would
I read Contracts: Will this be possible? where part of the question related to expiring a transaction and one of the replies said that it would never be possible since it causes problems
Giving the operator the power to control the identity of the recipient won't work, since he can participate himself and declare himself the winner. A majority vote also isn't too good because an attacker can make multiple entries, which is cheap to d
As of 0. 8, the IsStandard check looks to see if a transaction is finalized. If I'm correct in my understanding, this means that 0
In computability theory, a system of data-manipulation rules (such as a computer's instruction set, a programming language, or a cellular automaton) is said to be Turing complete or computationally universal if it can be used to simulate any single-t
I’m not a fan of the term “smart contracts”. For a start, it has been used by so many people for so many different things, that we should probably just ban it completely. For example, the first known reference is from 1997, when Nick Szabo used it to
Tl;dr: Make a global system of recording title, issuing loans, securitizing loans, and enforcing loans all using the Ethereum blockchain; decentralize the credit markets to increase profits to holders of debt pool securities, increase recovery from d
I have a product that is in development and I want to allow people to buy something like bonds to raise money for the project. I was thinking to develop my own protocol for defining these bond certificates but first I want to check if Bitcoin provide