[Bitcoin-segwit2x] Strong 2-Way Replay Protection
chris at suredbits.com
Mon Oct 9 02:43:02 UTC 2017
You cannot make assumptions about what users will do (unless you are
assuming that the business they are using coerced them onto a specific
Also the word 'upgraded' is very subjective. I consider upgrades to be the
Peter Thiel flavor of "0 to 1" (legitimate new technology) not the "1 to
N" that hard forking a block size increase does.
On Oct 8, 2017 9:05 PM, "Emil Oldenburg" <emil at bitcoin.com> wrote:
I never said it will. Simply that the users will move to the upgraded chain
and the legacy one will have neither blocks nor users after a short while.
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On 2017年10月09日 10:59, Chris Stewart wrote:
This is really alarming that you think this is how consensus protocols
work. The legacy chain will never reorg to the new currency. The two
consensus rule sets are incompatible.
On Sun, Oct 8, 2017 at 8:39 PM, Emil Oldenburg via Bitcoin-segwit2x <
bitcoin-segwit2x at lists.linuxfoundation.org> wrote:
> Chain splits happens once in a while, we had a chain split three days ago,
> even though it didn't last as no miner built a block on top of the AntPool
> block since the cost of burying it deep enough to reach more than 100
> confirmations so it can be sold, simply was too high.
> Post HF, we will get a chain split, and blocks will be mined on both
> chains. But the economic reality is that the non-upgraded legacy chain face
> a significant risk of getting orphaned/abandoned. What is a good definition
> of chain split? 1, 100, or 1000 blocks?
> Emil Oldenburg, CTOEmil at bitcoin.com
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> On 2017年10月09日 09:56, Chris Stewart via Bitcoin-segwit2x wrote:
> So just so this is clear to the rest of the world, Segwit2x believes there
> will be no chain split?
> On Sun, Oct 8, 2017 at 5:57 PM, bitPico <bitpico at icloud.com> wrote:
>> Do the math on how long it would take to solve a 1x (deprecated) block
>> with only 4-5% network hash power.
>> There is no HACK in place to drop the difficulty either so it’s a dead
>> blockchain. :-)
>> On Oct 8, 2017, at 6:46 PM, Chris Stewart via Bitcoin-segwit2x <
>> bitcoin-segwit2x at lists.linuxfoundation.org> wrote:
>> So just to be clear, segwit2x no longer believes there will not be a
>> chain split come November?
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