[Bitcoin-development] Why are we bleeding nodes?

Mark Friedenbach mark at monetize.io
Mon Apr 7 17:01:46 UTC 2014

On 04/07/2014 09:57 AM, Gregory Maxwell wrote:
> That is an implementation issue— mostly one that arises as an indirect
> consequence of not having headers first and the parallel fetch, not a
> requirements issue.

Oh, absolutely. But the question "why are people not running full
nodes?" has to do with the current implementation, not abstract
capabilities of a future version of the bitcoind code base.

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