On Thu, Jun 18, 2015 at 9:07 AM, <justusranv...@riseup.net> wrote:

> On 2015-06-18 14:53, Jeff Garzik wrote:
>> Consensus changes - worded another way - change Bitcoin's Constitution -
>> The Rules that everyone in the system is -forced- to follow, or be ignored
>> by the system.
> Bitcoin does not and can not function as a set of rules imposed by some
> people onto other people.

This is an engineering list.  The quote precisely describes how the bitcoin
consensus system functions.

Users' choice is largely binary:  Follow the rules, or bitcoin software
ignores you.

Jeff Garzik
Bitcoin core developer and open source evangelist
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