30 Jun '16, 6pm

As Block Size Debate Flares, Bitcoin Scaling Solution Enters Next Phase

As Block Size Debate Flares, Bitcoin Scaling Solution Enters Next Phase

As attacks against the group intensify, the volunteer community that develops the code for bitcoin's open-source software has entered a new phase of testing for Segregated Witness, its proposed scaling solution. The merge, which took place last weekend, comes nearly seven months after the proposal was by Pieter Wuille, co-founder of bitcoin startup Blockstream and a major contributor to the Bitcoin Core open-source development community, during the Scaling Bitcoin conference in Hong Kong. Since then, the upgrade, commonly known as SegWit, has seen broad testing by both the Core community as well as various companies operating in the bitcoin space. More recently, Core contributors met for a face-to-face meeting in Zürich for a hands-on review of the code. To recap, SegWit has been proposed as a means of effectively increasing the capacity of bitcoin transaction blocks by ch...

Full article: http://www.coindesk.com/bitcoin-core-segregated-witness-m...

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