[bitcoin-dev] I do not support the BIP 148 UASF
tomz at freedommail.ch
Fri Apr 14 19:20:39 UTC 2017
On Friday, 14 April 2017 09:56:31 CEST Gregory Maxwell via bitcoin-dev
> Segwit was carefully engineered so that older unmodified miners could
> continue operating _completely_ without interruption after segwit
> They [Older nodes] can
> upgrade to it [segwit] on their own schedule. The only risk
> miners take after segwit activation is that if someone else mines an
> invalid block they would extend it,
This is false,
a segwit transaction to the miner you describe is an "everyone can spend"
transaction, and as such a miner that does not validate the segregated area
in a post-segwit world will be able to create blocks that will not validate
for segwit miners by including a transaction that spends a SW tx.
This would then lead to a chain-fork as the SW miners reject it and the non-
SW miners continue to mine on it.
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