[Cryptography] New book and a question

Perry E. Metzger perry at piermont.com
Tue Feb 25 12:49:26 EST 2014

On Mon, 24 Feb 2014 18:20:17 +0000 Dominic Frisby
<frizzers at gmail.com> wrote:
> Evening all,
> I am currently working on a new book about
> Bitcoin<http://unbound.co.uk/books/bitcoin>
> The role of the cryptography mailing list is pretty important in
> terms of Bitcoin's early evolution. But I have a question I wonder
> if anyone can help with .... And please forgive my ignorance in
> this regard ... Do you think it's fair enough as the 'heir' or the
> 'descendent' of the old Cypherpunks mailing list?

I don't see the question as particularly meaningful -- it is all a
question of definitions and semantics, not of something objective.

This list was started primarily because I was disappointed with the
amount of noise on the cypherpunks list. That said, the cypherpunks
list has also continued in various forms since then.

Perry E. Metzger		perry at piermont.com

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