On Saturday, 20 June 2015, at 8:11 pm, Pieter Wuille wrote:
you want full nodes that have not noticed the fork to fail rather than see a
slow but otherwise functional chain.
Isn't that what the Alert mechanism is for? If these nodes continue running
despite an alert telling them they're
On Sat, Jun 20, 2015 at 7:26 PM, David Vorick david.vor...@gmail.com
I see it as unreasonable to expect all nodes to upgrade during a hardfork.
If you are intentionally waiting for that to happen, it's possible for an
extreme minority of nodes to hold the rest of the network hostage by
I agree giving notice that the change is going to happen is critical for a
hard fork. If miners vote in favor, they need to give people time to
upgrade (or to decide to reject the fork).
The BIP 100 proposal is that no change will happen until a timestamp is
reached. It isn't clear exactly how
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