477,120. The pool accounted for roughly 22 percent of all mined blocks over the four days prior to publication. Irrera, Anna; Chavez-Dreyfuss, Gertrude. I have made it clear about the definition of release, which is not public. "Dispute could mean financial panic in Bitcoin". Will we just ask the users to wait until we have finished the SegWit soft fork and Lightning Network? 6 As of February 2018, SegWit transactions exceed.
Ver told Cointelegraph: I think ending transaction malleability is great for Bitcoin. Some of the Bitcoin Core contributors who signed the Hong Kong agreement recently met in New York to discuss what should be in the proposed hard fork. During his conversation with Bitcoin Magazine, Wu confirmed that Antpool is testing Segregated Witness (SegWit) right now, and the mining pool will not be running Bitcoin Classic in a production environment for the foreseeable future. In it, Antonopoulos stated that organizations or people that are objecting to Lightning are pushing for off-chain trusted third party custodial or centralized platforms based on trust. Although there has been some serious, public drama over scaling in the Bitcoin community for over a year, it appears that the community is mostly unified behind a single plan going forward, which is based on the. Lightning Network is ready soon enough, I think it will be sufficient for at least a few years from now. In May 2017 Digital Currency Group (not to be confused with the Digital Currency Initiative of the MIT Media Lab ) announced it had offered a proposal, referred to as SegWit2x the New York Agreement activating Segregated Witness at an 80 threshold of the total. A small group of mostly China-based bitcoin miners were unhappy with bitcoin's proposed SegWit improvement plans pushed forward alternative plans for a split which created Bitcoin Cash. 5 By 8 August another milestone was reached when 100 of the bitcoin mining pools signaled support for SegWit, although SegWit would not be fully activated until 21 August at the earliest, after which miners would begin rejecting blocks that do not support SegWit. A code which is not merged, not tested, not agreed by their decision community is not a release. 2 This makes Bitcoin safer to use with Lightning Network, a way to speed up small or frequent payments by bundling them and only writing to the blockchain at the beginning and end of their execution, which would be (slightly) risky while the malleability problem. He added, I really don't want the whole community to experience serious problems as a consequence of making the wrong choice.