[Bitcoin-development] Finite monetary supply for Bitcoin

Tamas Blummer tamas at bitsofproof.com
Tue Apr 1 19:09:22 UTC 2014


While at that let's allow coin bases to be merged from orphan blocks,
so miner are fairly rewarded even if unlucky.

On 01.04.2014, at 21:00, Pieter Wuille <pieter.wuille at gmail.com> wrote:

> Hi all,
> 
> I understand this is a controversial proposal, but bear with me please.
> 
> I believe we cannot accept the current subsidy schedule anymore, so I
> wrote a small draft BIP with a proposal to turn Bitcoin into a
> limited-supply currency. Dogecoin has already shown how easy such
> changes are, so I consider this a worthwhile idea to be explored.
> 
> The text can be found here: https://gist.github.com/sipa/9920696
> 
> Please comment!
> 
> Thanks,
> 
> -- 
> Pieter
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