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Author: Neill Miller
To: libbitcoin
Subject: [Libbitcoin] FW: Re: [bitcoin-dev] BIP- & SLIP-0039 -- better multi-language support

For anyone interested, Electrum does have support for BIP39 recovery,
which I previously didn't realize ;-)

Also, libbitcoin explorer's (bx) BIP39 support handles them in a
similar way to Electrum as described below.

See the "unknown dictionary" example:



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Date: Fri, 16 Nov 2018 09:03:35 -0500
From: Neill Miller via bitcoin-dev <bitcoin-dev@???>
To: Jonathan Underwood <junderwood@???>, Bitcoin Protocol Discussion <bitcoin-dev@???>
Cc: somber.night@???
Subject: Re: [bitcoin-dev] BIP- & SLIP-0039 -- better multi-language support
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On Fri, Nov 09, 2018 at 02:17:30PM +0900, Jonathan Underwood via bitcoin-dev wrote:
> If more apps would implement to the word of the BIP39 spec, multiple
> languages make sense, but since reality is no one follows the spec (/the
> spec is way too open to interpretation) then expecting every app to load
> every language is unreasonable.
> Electrum actually handles BIP39 recovery the way the BIP specifies. I can
> restore random strings if I want, and it warns me, and I can ignore it if I
> wish.

Electrum mnemonics are not based on BIP39, which is why it can do


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