I know that getting the address from the
blk*.dat files is discussed a lot of times. But I don't get it why? When I have the raw scriptSig I can encode it and get the bitcoin address or not?
E.g. the first block the first transation:
input scriptSig (this value is correct, as defined here: https://en.bitcoin.it/wiki/Genesis_block):
as written in here: https://en.bitcoin.it/wiki/Genesis_block the address of the output is:
now, how to get from the scriptSig
4104678afdb0fe5548271967f1a67130b7105cd6a828e03909a67962e0ea1f61deb649f6bc3f4cef38c4f35504e51ec112de5c384df7ba0b8d578a4c702b6bf11d5fac to the address
If you try it here: http://gobittest.appspot.com/Address the output is NOT the expected address "1A1....."