[bitcoin-dev] Bitcoin XT Fork

Jorge Timón jtimon at jtimon.cc
Mon Aug 17 19:39:08 UTC 2015


On Mon, Aug 17, 2015 at 9:28 PM, Gregory Maxwell via bitcoin-dev
<bitcoin-dev at lists.linuxfoundation.org> wrote:
>> enter the mining game. A bit like making P2Pool the one and only pool
>> allowed on the network.
>
> Thats been suggested, though scalablity reasons make this hard: in the
> P2Pool design there is a substantial tradeoff in variance reduction vs
> communicatoin costs.

Pools could be somehow required to do p2pool between them, but there
would still be pools to further reduce variance, no?


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