User talk:Vbuterin/K of N redundant offline private key proposal

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There is NO reason why this needs to be limited to 8 keys. I understand that the exponentiation causes overflow if you generate all 8 pieces from [0,2^256), but there is no need to do that. There is nothing wrong with generating the pieces in reverse order and just limiting the higher ones to progressively decreasing maxima.

Vbuterin (talk) 11:34, 13 August 2012 (GMT)