[bitcoin-dev] Capacity increases for the Bitcoin system.

Justus Ranvier justus at openbitcoinprivacyproject.org
Tue Dec 8 18:43:40 UTC 2015

On 12/08/2015 11:41 AM, Mark Friedenbach wrote:
> A far better place than the generation transaction (which I assume means
> coinbase transaction?) is the last transaction in the block. That allows
> you to save, on average, half of the hashes in the Merkle tree.

I don't care what color that bikeshed is painted.

In whatever transaction it is placed, the hash should be on the output
side, That way is more future-proof since it does not crowd out other
hashes which might be equally valuable to commit someday.

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