[Cryptography] Libra is technical junk

David Kane-Parry dkp at ldd.org
Thu Nov 7 07:38:23 EST 2019

On Thu, Nov 7, 2019 at 5:38 AM John Levine <johnl at iecc.com> wrote:
> This blog post has been floating around lately.  It seems to be a
> pretty well informed look at the open source code for Libra.  He
> is deeply unimpressed by what he found:
>         http://www.stephendiehl.com/posts/libra.html
> This is just technical problems, separate from the well reported
> financial and governance problems.

"A post by Stephen Diehl about Facebook Libra is making the rounds
this morning. It makes a number of claims about flaws in the software.
Many of these claims are factually inaccurate. I consider it to be a
gish gallop that bombards you with a bunch of negative claims, many of
which are false or at best, specious."


- d.

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