[Bitcoin-development] Block Size Increase

Peter Todd pete at petertodd.org
Thu May 7 14:56:58 UTC 2015

On Thu, May 07, 2015 at 10:52:54AM -0400, Gavin Andresen wrote:
> I AM considering contributing some version of the bigger blocksize-limit
> hard-fork patch to the Bitcoin-Xt fork (probably  "target a hobbyist with a
> fast Internet connection, and assume Nelson's law to increase over time),
> and then encouraging merchants and exchanges and web wallets and
> individuals who think it strikes a reasonable balance to run it.
> And then, assuming it became a super-majority of nodes on the network,
> encourage miners to roll out a soft-fork to start producing bigger blocks
> and eventually trigger the hard fork.

Would you please explain what you mean by "a soft-fork to start
producing bigger blocks"

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