The Bitcoin debate of the year has been about how the blockchain block size matters. Whether to increase block size, how to do it, and when to do it, everyone seems to have an opinion.
The Bitcoin story of the summer has been about the future direction of Bitcoin in relation to block size and a potential Bitcoin fork.640
The battle rages on within the Bitcoin community on how to move forward with potential hard fork changes designed to accommodate larger block sizes.1435
- AUG 28 DIGEST: Major Mining Pools Support BIP100; Tree Signatures Proposed by Blockstream's Pieter Wuille
Bitcoin mining pools BTCChina, BitFury, KnCMiner and 21 Inc. are now publicly backing Core developer Jeff Garzik's BIP100 block size limit proposal, and more top stories for August 28.572