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Re: "Bitcoin--the means of payment--not bitcoin the currency, for which I see no future"

From: Joel Dietz <jd@evr.gr>
Date: Thu, 6 Mar 2014 17:05:13 -0800
Message-ID: <CAKiX3g1vfEUnMH0mx-_bcAGKDyqCG0jPch+zDAiXoB9S3LSxyg@mail.gmail.com>
To: Joseph Potvin <jpotvin@opman.ca>
Cc: Web Payments CG <public-webpayments@w3.org>
We've been discussing actively how to implement this via a cryptocurrency
in the Ethereum econoimcs group. I suspect some whitepapers will be
forthcoming.


Joel Dietz
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On Mon, Mar 3, 2014 at 1:19 PM, Joseph Potvin <jpotvin@opman.ca> wrote:

> Interesting comments from retired IMF AsstDir, and current consultant
> to various central banks: http://wcoats.wordpress.com/about/
>
> My view:  Agreed that it's not useful as a "unit of account"; that it
> is useful as an operational component in various "media-of-exchange",
> and to this end I propose that what it needs is a viable
> "value-in-exchange benchmark" (which each P2P pair may choose).
>
> Joseph
>
> ---------- Forwarded message ----------
> From: Dr. Warren L Coats Jr. <Wcoats@aol.com>
> Date: Mon, Mar 3, 2014 at 4:03 PM
> Subject: Bitcoin's Mt. Gox
> To: "Warren L Coats Jr." <WCoats@aol.com>
>
>
> Dear friends,
>
> Bitcoin continues to be a hot topic:
> http://wcoats.wordpress.com/2014/03/03/the-future-of-bitcoin-exchanges/
>
> Best wishes,
>
> Warren Coats
> http://wcoats.spaces.live.com
> http://works.bepress.com/warren_coats/
>
>
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