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

Andrew Johnson andrew.johnson83 at gmail.com
Wed Mar 29 16:20:03 UTC 2017


What's stopping these users from running a pruned node?  Not every node
needs to store a complete copy of the blockchain.


On Wed, Mar 29, 2017 at 11:18 AM David Vorick via bitcoin-dev <
bitcoin-dev at lists.linuxfoundation.org> wrote:

> Perhaps you are fortunate to have a home computer that has more than a
> single 512GB SSD. Lots of consumer hardware has that little storage. Throw
> on top of it standard consumer usage, and you're often left with less than
> 200 GB of free space. Bitcoin consumes more than half of that, which feels
> very expensive, especially if it motivates you to buy another drive.
>
> I have talked to several people who cite this as the primary reason that
> they are reluctant to join the full node club.
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