Re: [Bitcoin-development] Reducing the block rate instead of increasing the maximum block size

2015-05-11 Thread insecurity
So if the server pushes new block header candidates to clients, then the problem boils down to increasing bandwidth of the servers to achieve a tenfold increase in work distribution. Most Stratum pools already do multiple updates of the header every block period, bandwidth is really

Re: [Bitcoin-development] Reducing the block rate instead of increasing the maximum block size

2015-05-11 Thread insecurity
On 2015-05-11 10:34, Peter Todd wrote: How do you see that blacklisting actually being done? Same way ghash.io was banned from the network when used Finney attacks against BetCoin Dice. As Andreas Antonopoulos says, if any of the miners do anything bad, we just ban them from mining. Any sort of

Re: [Bitcoin-development] Long-term mining incentives

2015-05-11 Thread insecurity
On 2015-05-11 16:28, Thomas Voegtlin wrote: My problem is that this seems to lacks a vision. If the maximal block size is increased only to buy time, or because some people think that 7 tps is not enough to compete with VISA, then I guess it would be healthier to try and develop off-chain

Re: [Bitcoin-development] Proposed alternatives to the 20MB step function

2015-05-29 Thread insecurity
Are you really that pig headed that you are going to try and blow up the entire system just to get your way? A bunch of ignorant redditors do not make consensus, mercifully. On 2015-05-29 12:39, Gavin Andresen wrote: What do other people think? If we can't come to an agreement soon, then