[Bitcoin-development] Finite monetary supply for Bitcoin

Jorge Timón jtimon at monetize.io
Tue Apr 1 21:42:53 UTC 2014

On 4/1/14, Matt Corallo <bitcoin-list at bluematt.me> wrote:
> Also, should we really do this with a soft fork when we can take this
> opportunity to redesign the whole system with a hard fork? This is out
> chance to switch to a whole new script engine!

The hard fork also forces the whole community and not a few miners to decide.
Well, if it is possible for the community to reach an agreement with
such a short time frame...

> Matt
> On April 1, 2014 3:00:07 PM EDT, 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!
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>>Bitcoin-development at lists.sourceforge.net

Jorge Timón


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