[bitcoin-dev] Why Satoshi's temporary anti-spam measure isn't temporary
thomas at thomaszander.se
Wed Jul 29 11:18:59 UTC 2015
On Tuesday 28. July 2015 19.40.21 Eric Lombrozo via bitcoin-dev wrote:
> 1) A fee market never really got created, we don’t really know how
> transaction fees would work in practice.
> The only way to see how fees would work in practice is to have scarcity.
This skips over the question why you need a fees market. There really is no
reason that for the next 10 to 20 years there is a need for a fees market to
incentive miners to mine. Planning that far ahead is doomed to failure.
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