[Bitcoin-development] (no subject)

Melvin Carvalho melvincarvalho at gmail.com
Sat May 25 08:25:35 UTC 2013


On 25 May 2013 07:46, Zooko Wilcox-OHearn <zooko at leastauthority.com> wrote:

> jgarzik wrote:
>  > 1) Rule changes.  We don't want these.
>
> In general? What constitutes a rule change?
>
> For example, if I understand correctly (from what Gavin said at
> Bitcoin 2013), there is a move afoot to lift the block size limit.
> Although, when I went to confirm my understanding by reading the
> bitcoin-development list archives, I don't see mention of this. Is
> there another forum I should be reading if I want to follow Bitcoin
> development?
>
> Anyway, I hope that there are some rule changes that you would
> consider for Bitcoin, although I recognize there are vast classes of
> such changes that you wouldn't.
>
> I'm trying to figure out what's the most productive way to show you,
> and everyone, candidates for such changes. Things that are definitely
> not suitable for merging to trunk tomorrow, but might be suitable in a
> year or two, or "Next Time We Have A Hardfork".
>
> I don't think alternative bitcoin-clones are the best venue for those.
> Although they are certainly good venues for changes which can never
> make it into Bitcoin.
>
> Perhaps the best venue for such a thing is just to fork bitcoin.git on
> github.
>

It might be an idea to have 'rule change' fixes and 'bug fix' releases go
out separately


>
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>
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>
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