If somebody is not "running their own validation code" then they aren't
actually using Bitcoin, so their ease in transition is irrelevant. For all they
know they are accepting random numbers.
> On Oct 16, 2016, at 9:35 AM, Gavin Andresen via bitcoin-dev
> <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
>> On Sun, Oct 16, 2016 at 10:58 AM, Tom Zander via bitcoin-dev
>> <email@example.com> wrote:
>> The fallow period sounds waaaay to short. I suggest 2 months at minimum
>> since anyone that wants to be safe needs to upgrade.
> I asked a lot of businesses and individuals how long it would take them to
> upgrade to a new release over the last year or two.
> Nobody said it would take them more than two weeks.
> If somebody is running their own validation code... then we should assume
> they're sophisticated enough to figure out how to mitigate any risks
> associated with segwit activation on their own.
> Gavin Andresen
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