[bitcoin-dev] Bitcoin Cash's new difficulty algorithm

gb kiwigb at yahoo.com
Fri Nov 3 00:47:27 UTC 2017


You launched the political football by coming here with a verbose
'recommendation'. Without a code submission in form of pull request to
the core repo on github this was never a technical discussion.

On Thu, 2017-11-02 at 19:53 -0400, Scott Roberts via bitcoin-dev wrote:
> Whatever their failings from their previous code or their adversarial
> nature, they got this code right and I'm only presenting it as a real
> and excellent solution for the impending threat to bitcoin. As a big
> core fan, I really wanted to delete the word Cash from my post because
> I was afraid someone would turn this technical discussion into a
> political football.
> 
> On Nov 2, 2017 7:37 PM, "Gregory Maxwell" <greg at xiph.org> wrote:
>         On Thu, Nov 2, 2017 at 11:31 PM, Scott Roberts via bitcoin-dev
>         <bitcoin-dev at lists.linuxfoundation.org> wrote:
>         > Bitcoin cash will hard fork on Nov 13 to implement a new
>         difficulty
>         > algorithm.  Bitcoin itself might need to hard fork to employ
>         a similar
>         > algorithm. It's about as good as they come because it
>         followed the
>         
>         
>         This is the bitcoin development mailing list, not the "give
>         free
>         review to the obviously defective proposals of adversarial
>         competing
>         systems" mailing list. Your posting is off-topic.
> 
> 
> 
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