[bitcoin-dev] Bitcoin XT Fork

Micha Bailey michabailey at gmail.com
Tue Aug 18 11:52:50 UTC 2015

My interpretation is that he's saying Satoshi wouldn't be welcome to return
as Satoshi, because whatever he did/said would inevitably end up being
treated with authority, which shouldn't be the case.

On Tuesday, August 18, 2015, Warren Togami Jr. via bitcoin-dev <
bitcoin-dev at lists.linuxfoundation.org> wrote:

> I honestly don't understand your position, but I get the sense that you
> are suggesting Satoshi wouldn't be welcome to return if he wanted to be
> active in development again?
> Warren
> On Aug 17, 2015 1:38 PM, "Oliver Egginger" <bitcoin at olivere.de
> <javascript:_e(%7B%7D,'cvml','bitcoin at olivere.de');>> wrote:
>> Am 17.08.2015 um 21:03 schrieb Warren Togami Jr.:
>> > This bitcoin-dev list restarted with an empty subscriber list on June
>> > 21st, 2015.  So whoever posted from satoshi at vistomail.com
>> <javascript:_e(%7B%7D,'cvml','satoshi at vistomail.com');>
>> > <mailto:satoshi at vistomail.com
>> <javascript:_e(%7B%7D,'cvml','satoshi at vistomail.com');>> subscribed and
>> verified the address
>> > recently.  Do you propose that we manually approve new subscribers to
>> > prevent these kind of "abuses" as you put it?
>> I would simply block the creators old email addresses. Easy with
>> Mailman. I thought that would be a good and easy approach, but maybe I'm
>> wrong.
>> Some believes it is possible that the email could be genuine. Some say
>> that only the content is important. I have closely followed. An
>> interesting discussion. Thank you all so far.
>> But let's say the poster would be the real Satoshi. Would we discuss his
>> posting if he would not claim to be Satoshi? There are a lot of smart
>> people on this list, which publish occasionally quite useful ideas. But
>> much of this is hardly the subject of greater discussion. Especially not
>> when it comes to the blocksize. On this subject almost everything has
>> been already said. But not yet by everyone. Especially not by Satoshi.
>> Satoshi would have a decisive influence on the community. I'm sure. To
>> say it does not matter who's talking is maybe genteelly but a little bit
>> remote from everyday life. Or not? Satoshi is the creator. What he says
>> is in the newspaper and is perceived by all. If he says it's okay to do
>> nothing as long as we stand together, then people have the courage to do
>> maybe something dangerous or something wrong. Then people only follow
>> their hearts. Otherwise they follow their fear. It is a paradox of the
>> human nature that some type of Dictatorship can make you free. I say
>> some type, not any type. Enough said.
>> - oliver
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