[LIPS] Use SHA3-256 hash of block header as blockID

Andreas Kendziorra andreas.kendziorra at lightcurve.io
Mon Jan 28 10:50:12 EST 2019


Dear community,

This is to inform you that I created a pull request to include the 
previously shared LIP draft in the LIPs repository: 
https://github.com/LiskHQ/lips/pull/4

Best regards

Andreas

On 18.12.18 11:40, Andreas Kendziorra wrote:
> Dear Lisk community,
>
> With this email, I want to kickoff the discussion and gather your 
> feedback regarding the objective "Replace block ID system" on the 
> roadmap. We propose to use the SHA3-256 hash of the block header as 
> the blockID of a block. You can find a short summary of the LIP below 
> and the full proposal in the attachment.
>
> Abstract
>
> This LIP proposes to take the SHA3-256 hash of the block header as the 
> blockID of a block. This implies an increase of the blockID length and 
> the usage of a different hash function. The motivation of the proposal 
> is to increase the security of the Lisk blockchain.
>
> Best regards
> Andreas
> -- 
> Andreas Kendziorra
> Cryptographer, Lightcurve
> andreas.kendziorra at lightcurve.io
> www.lightcurve.io

-- 
Andreas Kendziorra
Cryptographer, Lightcurve
andreas.kendziorra at lightcurve.io
www.lightcurve.io

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