[Bitcoin-development] Block Size Increase

Gavin Costin slashdevnull at hotmail.com
Thu May 7 18:40:50 UTC 2015


Can anyone opposed to this proposal articulate in plain english the worst
case scenario(s) if it goes ahead?

Some people in the conversation appear to be uncomfortable, perturbed,
defensive etc about the proposal Š. But I am not seeing specifics on why it
is not a feasible plan.

From:  Mike Hearn <mike at plan99.net>
Date:  Friday, 8 May, 2015 2:06 am
To:  Btc Drak <btcdrak at gmail.com>
Cc:  Bitcoin Dev <bitcoin-development at lists.sourceforge.net>
Subject:  Re: [Bitcoin-development] Block Size Increase

> I think you are rubbing against your own presupposition that people must find
> and alternative right now. Quite a lot here do not believe there is any
> urgency, nor that there is an immanent problem that has to be solved before
> the sky falls in.

I have explained why I believe there is some urgency, whereby "some urgency"
I mean, assuming it takes months to implement, merge, test, release and for
people to upgrade.

But if it makes you happy, imagine that this discussion happens all over
again next year and I ask the same question.

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