30 Aug '17, 10am

Hard Forks Galore: Bitcoin Cash Debates Ambitious Tech Roadmap

Bitcoin cash's developer team is shedding new light on how it might manage the world's third most valuable cryptocurrency network. Details, not only about its development roadmap, but also the ideas of its development team, have so far been sparse since the new blockchain forked off bitcoin on August 1. Yet given the sudden, controversial manner in which it was created, it might come as no surprise that bitcoin cash's developer team isn't taking a more conservative approach. In an email addressing other bitcoin cash developers over the weekend, Amaury Sechet, lead developer of the main bitcoin cash client, Bitcoin ABC, argued that the network should pursue an aggressive means of increasing its transaction capacity. Sechet wrote: "If we want to scale big, we'll have to do a [hard fork] from time to time." This could be a questionable plan, however, since critics contend tha...

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