[Bitcoin-development] Block Size Increase

Jeff Garzik jgarzik at bitpay.com
Thu May 7 15:17:03 UTC 2015

On Thu, May 7, 2015 at 11:12 AM, Mike Hearn <mike at plan99.net> wrote:

> That's why I conclude the opposite - if there is no fork, then people's
> confidence in Bitcoin will be seriously damaged.

Yes, that is a possibility.

> If it's impossible to do something as trivial as removing a temporary hack
> Satoshi put in place, then what about bigger challenges?

This is absolutely not a trivial change.

It is a trivial *code* change.  It is not a trivial change to the economics
of a $3.2B system.

Jeff Garzik
Bitcoin core developer and open source evangelist
BitPay, Inc.      https://bitpay.com/
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