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Re: A predicate that indicates order

From: Tim Berners-Lee <timbl@w3.org>
Date: Tue, 25 Feb 2014 22:12:45 -0500
Cc: Melvin Carvalho <melvincarvalho@gmail.com>, SW-forum Web <semantic-web@w3.org>
Message-Id: <425287DF-E761-41F4-954E-42F4867F0D72@w3.org>
To: Hugh Glaser <hugh@glasers.org>

On 2014-02 -25, at 15:17, Hugh Glaser <hugh@glasers.org> wrote:

> Of course you will have had to load all of the numbers into your store to be able to do this, but storage is cheap nowadays.
> Mind you, if you have some reasonable limit on transaction numbers, then loading a few thousand is not really a big deal.
> I do not recommend using other versions of the numbers, as there are a lot of counterfeit numbers out there - http://km.aifb.kit.edu/projects/numbers/ are the only real (sic) ones.

Well that's it -- someone fakes a few million numbers, you end up using them without realizing it, representing your collection of bitcoin with them, next thing you know you're a few million bitcoin short and a few billion dollars. Could happen to anyone.

> Best
> Hugh

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