[bitcoin-dev] BIP proposal: Increase block size limit to 2 megabytes

Tom Zander tomz at freedommail.ch
Sat Feb 6 17:25:21 UTC 2016

On Saturday, February 06, 2016 06:09:21 PM Jorge Timón via bitcoin-dev wrote:
> None of the reasons you list say anything about the fact that "being lost"
> (kicked out of the network) is a problem for those node's users.

That's because its not.

If you have a node that is "old" your node will stop getting new blocks. 
The node will essentially just say "x-hours behind" with "x" getting larger 
every hour. Funds don't get confirmed. etc.

After upgrading the software they will see the new reality of the network.

Nobody said its a problem, because its not.

Tom Zander

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