[Bitcoin-segwit2x] F2Pool backing out of NYA - Fork still happening?

James Hilliard james.hilliard1 at gmail.com
Thu Oct 12 17:31:15 UTC 2017


SegWit2x consists of BIP91 and a 2X HF, however bit 4 is not required
to activate the 2X HF, it's only used to activate BIP91.  Bit 4
signalling is not an accurate indication of 2X HF support, it's only
an indicator for BIP91 support.

On Thu, Oct 12, 2017 at 11:18 AM, Phillip Katete <pekatete at hotmail.com> wrote:
> Thanks for clearing that up, at least we are now clear that without
> SegWit2x, segwit would never have been activated seeing the pre bit 4
> signalling on bit 1 never sustained anything near 35% (thus segwit had no
> chance of being activated).
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> From: James Hilliard
> Sent: 12 October 2017 18:13
> To: Phillip Katete
> Cc: brian at ob1.io; bitcoin-segwit2x at lists.linuxfoundation.org
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> Subject: Re: [Bitcoin-segwit2x] F2Pool backing out of NYA - Fork still
> happening?
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> That's incorrect, f2pool was signalling on bit 1 well before bit 4.
> The 2X hard fork activation logic in btc1 is also not triggered by bit
> 4, it is triggered by the bit 1 activation of segwit regardless of
> whether or not there was a bit 4 activation, bit 4 activation only
> triggered BIP91 mandatory signalling.
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> On Thu, Oct 12, 2017 at 11:00 AM, Phillip Katete via Bitcoin-segwit2x
> <bitcoin-segwit2x at lists.linuxfoundation.org> wrote:
>> Whatever he may say he agreed to, the facts are that he voted to activate
>> and lock-in SegWit2x on bit 4 (before voting on bit 1 to get the legacy
>> clients activated and locked-in too).
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>> Despite the sabre rattling, f2pool will end up on the majority chain as
>> they
>> are not in the space to prop up core.
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>> From: Brian Hoffman via Bitcoin-segwit2x
>> Sent: 12 October 2017 16:56
>> To: Peter BitcoinReminder.com; Peter Todd via Bitcoin-segwit2x
>> Subject: Re: [Bitcoin-segwit2x] F2Pool backing out of NYA - Fork still
>> happening?
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>> Where have you been? Wang Chun has said they never were agreed to NYA post
>> segwit so what’s your point exactly?
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>> It’s obvious that there will be a chain split at this point.
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>> On Thu, Oct 12, 2017 at 8:53 AM Peter BitcoinReminder.com via
>> Bitcoin-segwit2x <bitcoin-segwit2x at lists.linuxfoundation.org> wrote:
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>> I was just pointing out that F2Pool just stopped NYA signaling some hours
>> ago - which is a new information.
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>> And still nobody answered my question if you know acknowledge that there
>> will be a chain split for sure and you are intentionally splitting off?
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>> Am 12.10.2017 um 17:50 schrieb Jeff Garzik <jeff at bloq.com>:
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>> It is information over a month old. See counter.
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