I just want to say how happy it makes me that people on both sides are doing responsible disclosure of critical vulnerabilities. This works out better for EVERYONE.

Both sides of the camp very vehemently disagree with each other and say incredibly unkind things to each other and treat each other very poorly, but I can't even express how happy it makes me that at the end of the day people realize that it is in everyone's best interest to look out for one another. Cory Fields pointed out in his write up that no matter what he thinks about bitcoin cash it is in his and the project he has an affinity for's best interest to responsibly disclose bugs to them because in the future it may turn out to be the case that someone on the other side will have information about a critical vulnerability that he would like to have responsibly disclosed as well. Fast forward to today and here we are. A critical vulnerability was found in bitcoin core and it was indeed responsibly disclosed to them and not kept hidden or sold or exploited.

I don't think I can even express how important this is for both bitcoin cash and bitcoin core. I really hope this continues into the future or we are going to be headed in the direction of an inevitable disaster.

Thank you so much to both cory fields and awemany for setting such a precident on both sides. I hope this continues to be the case into the future.

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AA points out: ‘wallet’ was a poor choice of word, ‘keychain’ would be better.

Andreas Antonopoulos points out how, in the early days, certain terms like "coin" and "wallet" were selected in an apparent attempt to make it easier for people to understand, but some of these terms have ended up causing a lot of confusion.

For example, our "coins" are not stored in our "wallets". lol You can't just copy your physical wallet (the one in your pocket or handbag). You can go to a hardware store and copy a key (or ring full of keys), and both keys will open the same locks. It's important to protect our keys, and to have an emergency back up copy stored in a secure, but separate location.

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