[bitcoin-dev] [Pre-BIP] Community Consensus Voting System

Peter Todd pete at petertodd.org
Tue Feb 14 12:33:17 UTC 2017


On Sat, Feb 11, 2017 at 04:57:46PM +0100, Staf Verhaegen via bitcoin-dev wrote:
> Chris Priest via bitcoin-dev schreef op vr 03-02-2017 om 16:57 [-0800]:
> > Personally I think once the blocksize arguments are solved, there will
> > be no more contentious changes for this voting system to deal with.
> > What other contentious issues have come up in the past 3 years or so
> > that wasn't blocksize/scaling related? Do other protocols like TCP/IP
> > and the HTTP protocol have developers arguing every day over issues no
> > one can agree on?
> 
> Yes, DRM for example.

...and note how, like blocksize, the roots of the DRM argument at W3C aren't a
technical disagreement, but rather a political disagreement.

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