31 Mar '17, 10pm

[bitcoin-dev] Segwit2Mb - combined soft/hard fork - Request For Comments

Hi everyone, Segwit2Mb is the project to merge into Bitcoin a minimal patch that aims to untangle the current conflict between different political positions regarding segwit activation vs. an increase of the on-chain blockchain space through a standard block size increase. It is not a new solution, but it should be seen more as a least common denominator. Segwit2Mb combines segwit as it is today in Bitcoin 0.14+ with a 2MB block size hard-fork activated ONLY if segwit activates (95% of miners signaling), but at a fixed future date. The sole objective of this proposal is to re-unite the Bitcoin community and avoid a cryptocurrency split. Segwit2Mb does not aim to be best possible technical solution to solve Bitcoin technical limitations. However, this proposal does not imply a compromise to the future scalability or decentralization of Bitcoin, as a small increase in block ...

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