[bitcoin-dev] A Modified Version of Luke-jr's Block Size BIP
alp.bitcoin at gmail.com
Wed Feb 8 15:57:21 UTC 2017
10% is not a tiny minority.
On Feb 8, 2017 9:51 AM, "Andrew Johnson" <andrew.johnson83 at gmail.com> wrote:
> You're never going to reach 100% agreement, and stifling the network
> literally forever to please a tiny minority is daft.
> On Feb 8, 2017 8:52 AM, "alp alp via bitcoin-dev" <bitcoin-dev at lists.
> linuxfoundation.org> wrote:
> 10% say literally never. That seems like a significant disenfranchisement
> and lack of consensus.
> On Mon, Feb 6, 2017 at 2:25 PM, t. khan via bitcoin-dev <
> bitcoin-dev at lists.linuxfoundation.org> wrote:
>> On Mon, Feb 6, 2017 at 2:53 PM, Luke Dashjr <luke at dashjr.org> wrote:
>>> On Monday, February 06, 2017 6:19:43 PM you wrote:
>>> > >My BIP draft didn't make progress because the community opposes any
>>> > >size increase hardfork ever.
>>> > Luke, how do you know the community opposes that? Specifically, how
>>> did you
>>> > come to this conclusion?
>> That poll shows 63% of votes want a larger than 1 MB block by this
>> summer. How do you go from that to "the community opposes any block
>> increase ever"? It shows the exact opposite of that.
>>> > >Your version doesn't address the current block size
>>> > >issues (ie, the blocks being too large).
>>> > Why do you think blocks are "too large"? Please cite some evidence.
>>> > asked this before and you ignored it, but an answer would be helpful
>>> to the
>>> > discussion.
>>> Full node count is far below the safe minimum of 85% of economic
>> Is this causing a problem now? If so, what?
>>> Typically reasons given for people not using full nodes themselves come
>>> to the high resource requirements caused by the block size.
>> The reason people stop running nodes is because there's no incentive to
>> counteract the resource costs. Attempting to solve this by making blocks
>> *smaller* is like curing a disease by killing the patient. (Incentivizing
>> full node operation would fix that problem.)
>> - t.k.
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