[bitcoin-dev] Increasing the blocksize as a (generalized) softfork.

joe2015 at openmailbox.org joe2015 at openmailbox.org
Thu Dec 31 04:39:25 UTC 2015


> So I'm very strongly against this "generalized softfork" idea -- I also 
> don't
> see how upgraded nodes and non-upgraded nodes can possibly end up with 
> the same
> UTXO set.

The only way for non-upgraded nodes to get the correct UTXO set is to 
upgrade.

It is important to keep in mind this was proposed as an alternative to a 
hardfork.  With a hardfork the UTXOs also diverge as upgraded and 
non-upgraded clients follow different chains.

--joe.


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