[Bitcoin-segwit2x] Strong 2-Way Replay Protection
bitpico at icloud.com
Wed Oct 11 23:22:21 UTC 2017
If full nodes did not exist there would be nothing to enforce miner rules which means they could do as they please. You don’t seem to understand how Bitcoin works so we will give you the short version:
1. Miners produce blocks and maintain the blockchain via consensus rules.
2. Full nodes keep the miners “in check” so they do not break consensus rules.
If full nodes did not exist or were not plentiful the network would not be secure whatsoever...
> On Oct 10, 2017, at 5:50 AM, Tom Zander via Bitcoin-segwit2x <bitcoin-segwit2x at lists.linuxfoundation.org> wrote:
> think a much higher rate of benefit can be reached by educating the people that run full nodes and
> explaining how they are not in actual fact helping the network.
> The simple fact is that if they didn’t run those nodes, this whole
> discussion would not exist.
> Tom Zander
> Blog: https://zander.github.io
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