Re: [bitcoin-dev] Capacity increases for the Bitcoin system.

2015-12-07 Thread Anthony Towns via bitcoin-dev
On Tue, Dec 08, 2015 at 05:21:18AM +, Gregory Maxwell via bitcoin-dev wrote: > On Tue, Dec 8, 2015 at 4:58 AM, Anthony Towns via bitcoin-dev > wrote: > > Having a cost function rather than separate limits does make it easier to > > build blocks

[bitcoin-dev] Capacity increases for the Bitcoin system.

2015-12-07 Thread Gregory Maxwell via bitcoin-dev
The Scaling Bitcoin Workshop in HK is just wrapping up. Many fascinating proposals were presented. I think this would be a good time to share my view of the near term arc for capacity increases in the Bitcoin system. I believe we’re in a fantastic place right now and that the community is ready to

Re: [bitcoin-dev] Capacity increases for the Bitcoin system.

2015-12-07 Thread Bryan Bishop via bitcoin-dev
On Mon, Dec 7, 2015 at 4:02 PM, Gregory Maxwell wrote: > The Scaling Bitcoin Workshop in HK is just wrapping up. Many fascinating > proposals were presented. I think this would be a good time to share my > view of the near term arc for capacity increases in the Bitcoin system. I > believe we’re in

[bitcoin-dev] Coalescing Transactions BIP Draft

2015-12-07 Thread Chris Priest via bitcoin-dev
I made a post a few days ago where I laid out a scheme for implementing "coalescing transactions" using a new opcode. I have since come to the realization that an opcode is not the best way to do this. A much better approach I think is a new "transaction type" field that is split off from the