[bitcoin-dev] Block size: It's economics & user preparation & moral hazard

Jonathan Toomim j at toom.im
Sat Dec 26 22:55:48 UTC 2015


On Dec 26, 2015, at 8:44 AM, Pieter Wuille via bitcoin-dev <bitcoin-dev at lists.linuxfoundation.org> wrote:
> Furthermore, 75% is pretty terrible as a switchover point, as it guarantees that old nodes will still see a 25% forked off chain temporarily.
> 
Yes, 75% plus a grace period is better. I prefer a grace period of about 4000 to 8000 blocks (1 to 2 months).

From my discussions with miners, I think we will be able to create a hardfork proposal that reaches about 90% support among miners, or possibly higher. I'll post a summary of those discussions in the next 24 hours.
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