[bitcoin-dev] Fees and the block-finding process

Bryan Bishop kanzure at gmail.com
Fri Aug 7 18:35:29 UTC 2015

On Fri, Aug 7, 2015 at 1:17 PM, jl2012 via bitcoin-dev <
bitcoin-dev at lists.linuxfoundation.org> wrote:

> No, I'm not trolling. I really want someone to tell me why we
> should/shouldn't reduce the block size. Are we going to have more or less
> full nodes if we reduce the block size?

Some arguments have floated around that even in the absence of "causing an
increase in the number of full nodes", that a reduction of the max block
size might be beneficial for other reasons, such as bandwidth saturation
benefits. Also less time spent validating transactions because of the fewer

- Bryan
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