[bitcoin-dev] Bitcoin is an experiment. Why don't we have an experimental hardfork?

Jorge Timón jtimon at jtimon.cc
Wed Aug 19 18:33:57 UTC 2015

On Wed, Aug 19, 2015 at 7:30 PM, Danny Thorpe <danny.thorpe at gmail.com> wrote:
> How do "big-block" testnet nodes running this 6382 rev recognize each other
> on the peer network? If I set up a 2MB block limit testnet node and -addnode
> another 2MB block testnet node (say, JornC's node) to it, and my node mines
> a block stuffed with 1.3MB of test txs, the other "big-block" node should
> accept my mined block, but it will be rejected / immediately orphaned by the
> rest of the testnet network because it exceeds their notion of block size
> limit, correct?

I have (hopefully) answered your questions in the other thread.
Review/testing of #6235 would be also appreciated (to hopefully
eventually merge the full #6382 branch into bitcoin/master).

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