29 Jan '16, 7pm

Eric Voorhees at his very best. A poet with vision and wisdom.

With all due respect Eric, your analogy is flawed on many many levels. The most obvious one is that your island community seems to consist out of equaly skilled engineers, whereas any person within the Bitcoin ecosystem can wear one or more of the following hats: scientist, engineer, developer, miner, end-user, facilitator, regulator, journalist, opinioner or saboteur. The TeamWater and TeamShelter are the ones building key infrastructure required for survival in your example. Applied to Bitcoin that would mean the scientists, engineers and developers working on Bitcoin Core. So both TeamWater and TeamShelter are part of Bitcoin Core. Since Core agreed with consensus on a scalability roadmap, there exists no contention like there is between TeamWater and TeamShelter. You keep painting the Bitcoin community as a homogeneous group where each member is entitled to an equal vo...

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