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Python bitcoin address validation

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python-bitcoinadress
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Bitcoin address validation

2012-12-14 R.R. Nederhoed
https://github.com/nederhoed/python-bitcoinadress
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Original author probably:
http://paddy3118.blogspot.nl/2012/11/some-identities-for-python-inttobytes.html

Copied from:
http://rosettacode.org/wiki/Bitcoin/address_validation#Python

I packaged it to be available to everyone via The Cheese Shop (pypi):
http://pypi.python.org/pypi/python-bitcoinaddress


If you use this module, support me with bitcoins! Any amount is appreciated.
`1qYsJbtEWAeXMsbgxUgGsJsAp3VArsBRd`

History
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### 2013-08-12
* Invalidate addresses with non-base58 characters
Leading or trailing spaces will invalidate your address. Strip them before
validating the address.

### 2012-12-14
* Renamed the `check_bc` function to `validate` for ease of use.
* Added check if the base58-re-encoded address matches the original address
Relevant for short addresses with a valid check, but invalid format.
For example: `14oLvT2`
The valid version of that address is: `1111111111111111111114oLvT2`
* Added alternatives for `long.to_bytes` and `long.from_bytes` for Python
versions prior to 3.2
* Added unit tests

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