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Questions tagged [alert-system]

Alert systems are mechanisms to notify users of security problems or other serious issues with software and systems that they are using. Some alert systems also lock down software to prevent a security problem from being exploited. Generally, a cryptographic key is required to activate an alert system and this key is typically held by the developers of the software.

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Is the alert system still in the main client's code? Will it be removed?

It is said that Satoshi removed the alert system from the client ... still, there are at least some leftovers in. Is the alert system functioning in 0.3.24? Are there plans to remove all traces of it?...