Author Topic: Namespace Registration is still Badly Needed!  (Read 942 times)

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Offline topcandle

not available in BTS2 .. yet

So I presume this would need something like DNS?  Why can't we just have someone reserve all master names in BTS2?
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Has this been implemented in BTS 2.0?  So someone can reserve an entire Master Name?  How much does it cost?
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Check it:
https://bitsharestalk.org/index.php?topic=6169.0
https://bitsharestalk.org/index.php?topic=6170.0

In short, the "DNS" DAC will try to handle both IDs and Domains, with slightly different rules for each. It is quite easy to reference "name@BTSX" in your data field in the "main" namespace chain. So really it's a competition to get stuff like the Keyhotee client to use your blockchain as the core chain.
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The way I understand the current situation, each release of a new blockchain that honors AGS/PTS social contract will be wide open for a race to register your name/user id before someone usurper either fraudulently or innocently squats on your hard earned reputation. I can see this causing much confusion down the road when there are dozens or hundreds of active, useful, and valuable blockchains being utilized by the world's population, and many opportunists poised and ready to try and trade on others names.

I heard that the original Keyhotee founders would have their names automatically registered in every genesis block, which is a great idea. However,  I am wondering if those 200 (or however many) folks would agree that they are probably not the only people that deserve, and will deserve in the future, the option to protect their reputations from slander, fraud, libel, etc.

My question, and mind you I have zero technical skills whatsoever, Is whether it would be possible to create a DPOS chain specifically for namespace registration, that might act as a more "centralized" place to maintain the integrity of one's online reputation? Perhaps it could be designed so that account registration for future DPOS chains could have the option to somehow reference or link to this Namespace chain as an alternative to creating a new ID? I know there has to be some economic incentive in order to convince delegates to participate on the back end, and I suppose it would be a challenge to come up with a convincing argument that names should all be registered on one chain, so is there another solution?

Perhaps Bitshares X will simply become the go to chain for all future Namespace ID references? Or maybe Bitshares DNS could facilitate User ID as well as DNS auctions? Either way, would it be possible for other DPOS chains using the BTS toolkit to somehow link or reference these chains?


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