[bitcoin-dev] Bitcoin Core and hard forks

Eric Lombrozo elombrozo at gmail.com
Thu Jul 23 00:37:11 UTC 2015


> On Jul 22, 2015, at 5:27 PM, Tom Harding via bitcoin-dev <bitcoin-dev at lists.linuxfoundation.org> wrote:
> 
> On 7/22/2015 9:52 AM, Pieter Wuille via bitcoin-dev wrote:
>> It would be irresponsible and dangerous to the network and thus the users of the software to risk forks, or to take a leading role in pushing dramatic changes.
> 
> Count me among those who see allowing bitcoin to become space-constrained, without technical reason, as a dramatic change. Especially when the reasons cited in support are
> 
> - Various species of vaporware
> - Amateurish economic thinking surrounding fees
> - "We don't support it because not everyone supports it because we don't support it because ..." infinite descent
> 

I take it you mean allowing bitcoin to *not* become space-constrained - because all real-world computers are space-constrained…


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