[bitcoin-dev] Hard fork proposal from last week's meeting

Alphonse Pace alp.bitcoin at gmail.com
Tue Mar 28 20:53:30 UTC 2017

His demand (not suggestion) allows it without any safeguards.

>This patch must be in the immediate next release of Bitcoin Core.

That is not a suggestion.

Wang - still waiting on the details of this meeting.  In the spirit of
openness, I think you ought to share with the community what kind of secret
meetings are happening.

On Tue, Mar 28, 2017 at 3:43 PM, Tom Zander via bitcoin-dev <
bitcoin-dev at lists.linuxfoundation.org> wrote:

> On Tuesday, 28 March 2017 21:56:49 CEST Paul Iverson via bitcoin-dev wrote:
> > It is clear that, spam aside, blocks are getting full and we need
> increase
> > them soon. What I don't like about your proposal is it forces all node
> > operators to implicitly accept larger blocks in 2020, even maybe against
> > their will. 32 MB blocks might result in a loss of decentralization, and
> > it might be too difficult to coordinate for small blocks before it's too
> > late.
> The suggestion was not to produce 32MB blocks, so your fear here is
> unfounded.
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> Tom Zander
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