[bitcoin-dev] Why Satoshi's temporary anti-spam measure isn'ttemporary

Thomas Zander thomas at thomaszander.se
Thu Jul 30 14:52:40 UTC 2015

On Thursday 30. July 2015 11.38.00 Jorge Timón via bitcoin-dev wrote:
> It is important ro note that even if lightning was never developed, the
> block size remains at 1 MB forever and fees rise to 10 usd per transaction,
> such "high fees" are still extremely competitive with non-decentralized
> payment systems that have proportional fees.

What makes you think that when there is such a low availability of transaction 
space that paying to be included costs you $10, that Bitcoin is not going to 
be outcompeted and replaced or otherwise regarded as worthless?
Thomas Zander

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