[bitcoin-dev] BIP - 'Block75' - New algorithm

Tom Zander tomz at freedommail.ch
Mon Jan 2 20:35:40 UTC 2017


On Monday, 2 January 2017 14:32:24 CET t. khan wrote:
> Math should decide the max block size, not humans (miners in this
> case). The goal of Block75 is to manage the max block size without any
> human intervention.

If the input of your math is completely free and human created, how does it 
follow that it was math that created it ?

Why do you want it math created anyway?

> A maximum block size is necessary to prevent a single nefarious miner from
> creating a ridiculously large block which would break the network.

A maximum is needed, yes. But does it have to be part of the protocol?
A simple policy which is set by node operators (reject block if greater than 
X bytes) will solve this just fine, no?

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