The below is an off-site archive of all tweets posted by @lopp ever

March 2017

“BIP101 + CSV + segwit + BIP109 + BIP101 + 8MB”
April Fools’ courtesy of @f2pool_wangchun.
blocktrail.com/BTC/block/0000… pic.twitter.com/FVuMrUff0t

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@ErolKazan I myself am not a miner, but I grabbed the visualization from here p2pool.org/nodes/index.ht…

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“Nadie entiende Bitcoin (y eso está bien)”
¡Gracias @alfremancera por traducir!
alfremancera.com/blog/nadie-ent…

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Visualization of P2Pool’s (decentralized mining pool) node network. Public nodes are blue, private nodes are yellow..twitter.com/i/web/status/8…cA

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@michaelfolkson In many cases, probably. But the whitepaper doesn’t define Bitcoin. 🙃

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@michaelfolkson Right, but the words Satoshi wrote in 2008 are just words; they have no power. Some are obsolete, o..twitter.com/i/web/status/8…NA

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@michaelfolkson Yes, but they just get interpreted however best suits a given person’s agenda. They just become pol..twitter.com/i/web/status/8…tE

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@michaelfolkson TBD, though it seems to me that the whitepaper is less and less relevant as time passes.

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@masonic_tweets If we’re taking this generic, could say “the economy doesn’t care about your business model.” But s..twitter.com/i/web/status/8…N0

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@ryanxcharles I suspect that Bitcoin cares about miner business models about the same amount that it cares about its exchange rate.

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@drwasho That would be pretty awesome. I dare say everyone would love to see that happen, setting aside all other f..twitter.com/i/web/status/8…uC

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Bitcoin doesn’t care about your business model.

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@Bitcoin_Win Were you using an ARM or some other low powered mobile CPU? I’ve only has Raspberry Pis take that long.

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@BambouClub Understanding the current protocol rules (which is possible) is only a subset of understanding Bitcoin. 🙃

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There are 2 types of Bitcoin enthusiasts:
*Those who know they don’t understand Bitcoin
*Those who don’t know they don’t understand Bitcoin

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@mperklin @bitcoincoreorg It does seem like low hanging fruit, though I had to spend several weekends to build it…twitter.com/i/web/status/8…vk

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aantonop “Announcing the Bitcoin Core Config Generator” by @lopp medium.com/@lopp/announci…

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@amredman Most likely causes would be an underpowered CPU or really low bandwidth. Under 1 GB of RAM can also cause slowness.

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Started up a Bitcoin Core 0.14 full node from scratch on midgrade hardware and it took less than 6 hours to sync to..twitter.com/i/web/status/8…mz

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I’m pleased to release my latest open source project: a user friendly config file generator for @bitcoincoreorg!..twitter.com/i/web/status/8…Ma

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@NicolasDorier @adam3us Maybe Core should be renamed to Cloud or something similarly amorphous… 🤔

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@BTCPOPCO Why bother? I assume you aren’t actually using every single node in order to process transactions…

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@guruvan @JonathanVaage @JihanWu Can outside influences affect Bitcoin economic players in a proxy war-like fashion? Sure.

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21 Read the full survey:
medium.com/@21/using-21-t…

Quotes from @rogerkver, @bendavenport, @elidourado, @morcosa, @twobitidiot, @lopp, and more.

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bradheath DOJ says (again) that using malware to force a computer on the Tor network to reveal its true IP address is not a “..twitter.com/i/web/status/8…De

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TuurDemeester The 10 phases of Bitcoin mining hardware — by@zorinaqqpic.twitter.com/790lZhFnlll

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@JonathanVaage @JihanWu Depends upon what you’re talking about; potential future investors can’t affect changes to current protocol.

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@kristovatlas @jimmysong Perhaps a more precise description would be that chain splits can enable some users to choose authorities. 😞

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@JihanWu Indeed, the economic majority that is external to the Bitcoin ecosystem is irrelevant to BTC. Notsomuch for internal majority…

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Congratulations to @michaelfolkson @alexbosworth @NathanBasanese on their winning full node monetization project! medium.com/purse-essays/b…

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EFF BREAKING: House narrowly votes to repeal rules, 215-205 eff.org/deeplinks/2017…

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dhimmel @lopp remember that study you commented on for @RetractionWatch? There’s an unclaimed 0.04 replication bounty blog.dhimmel.com/irreproducible…

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@f2pool_wangchun There is a slight distinction between signaling and voting. @shaolinfry put it well: twitter.com/lopp/statuses/…

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@f2pool_wangchun Miners vote on which of many potential valid chain forks is best. Voting on invalid chains is something different…

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@TaylorGerring Phases are debatable but I still see this as an early adopter / nerdy enthusiast phase…

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@TaylorGerring For mainstream marketing, sure. But these systems aren’t ready for that. I see a need for ideologically motivated builders.

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@TaylorGerring Most people don’t care about being self sovereign; they’re free to use systems that better cater to their desires. 🙂

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@Airbitz @ryanxcharles Wouldn’t SPV clients only see the most cumulative PoW chain if they connected to an Unlimited node?

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@f2pool_wangchun Every Bitcoin participant is a potential adversary to other participants. Should still strive to collaborate: 💪🏻 in numbers

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@Imskipadinski Right; if BU is that unlikely to fork in 2017 then we can move on and worry about other concerns…

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Last chance to submit speaking proposals for the blockchain track at @AllThingsOpen in October. Last year was fun! allthingsopen.org/call-for-speak…

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@hitchslappy Not that I can think of, unless you’re a huge miner with lots of pools. It’s likely just a public show of support.

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@el33th4xor So you’re saying I can make some easy money with these contracts?

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Could explain odd behavior during the BU node crash events where hundreds of nodes came back online simultaneously. twitter.com/lopp/status/84…

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I think it’s safe to say that these 150 Bitcoin Unlimited nodes hosted on Hetzner are all run by @BTCPOPCO. bitnodes.21.co/nodes/?page=1&…

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On flip side, for miners on a 10% hashpower BTC chain for which price stayed same, their profit would be the same. twitter.com/lopp/status/84…

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If the Bitfinex chain split contracts are accurate (who knows?) then miners would have a hard time earning a profit on a $200 BU chain.

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It may very well be that some day a significant faction of Bitcoin users reject Cypherpunk ideals and split off from the “Cypherpunk chain.”

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Good points by all; I think it’s important to teach newcomers about the Cypherpunk ideals that brought us here…twitter.com/i/web/status/8…Qg

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@BitcoinUnlimit @kyletorpey @francispouliot_ That’s a nice marketing tactic, but closer analysis of EC has shown it has major ramifications.

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kyletorpey “Canadian Bitcoin Economic Nodes Unite Against Bitcoin Unlimited” —@francispouliot__medium.com/@francispoulio…9pic.twitter.com/Tj3AyNN99XX

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@shibuyashadows Nope, we do some lightweight snapshotting on our own at BitGo.

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@WilliamSantiago If you have specific technical concerns, feel free to contact us about them.

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@WilliamSantiago You’d have to be more specific. We run a bug bounty program that people can use to submit vulnerabilities to us.

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@brucefenton I think this would be accurate if you prefaced “Core Supporters” with “some.” As is, implication is “all.”

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@Melvillius Have you read The Sovereign Individual yet?

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@kristovatlas @Steven_McKie @lightning @alexbosworth @BitGo Point isn’t “readiness” but rather “progress” - antithesis of vaporware.

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Narrative violation: @lightning has to be vaporware & this @alexbosworth fellow can’t possibly be a @BitGo engineer. twitter.com/michaelfolkson…

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semibogan @alexstamos this graph forever pic.twitter.com/IDagVmV0Hz

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@cointastical Sure; I have no clue what short term price movements might occur.

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@digitsu @ryanxcharles You can fork any time you want, but there’s no guarantee that the ecosystem will follow you.

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@matbalez The buck stops at your node. No one can force you to run rules with which you disagree.

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@matbalez Indeed, thus you should reject any attempts by humans to govern the protocol.

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Every Bitcoin crisis is an opportunity to buy cheap BTC from the people who convince themselves that THIS time Bitcoin won’t be antifragile.

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@BKBrianKelly The “bitcoin is controlled by an elite group” is a narrative that has been propagated for years…

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@ryanxcharles Ehhhhh maybe; it’s also possible that conflicting philosophies would have naturally diverged via freedom of association.

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@ryanxcharles I see extremist culture also coming from /r/btc and bitcoin.com 😬
As you’re aware, anyone who wants to fork can…

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@BKBrianKelly Anyone is free to discuss whatever they want. Also free to leave if they want. I pose to you it’s not as divisive as it seems.

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@ryanxcharles There’s no doubt that some people tried. But given the multitude of channels online, they failed. Remember I ran /r/bitcoinxt?

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@BKBrianKelly Security model of the protocol is the same as it has always been. Anyone can leave via HF at any time. HF != theft of your BTC

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@BKBrianKelly Perceived by whom? I sure don’t perceive that. I’d posit that Bitcoin is one case where perception != reality.

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@RyanScudellari Actually, it’s so humble that it appears arrogant to those who don’t understand the reference. coindesk.com/nobody-underst…

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@BKBrianKelly For further details, read my report from the recent Roundtable: blog.bitgo.com/statoshis-sato…

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@BKBrianKelly It is different: these meetings have absolutely no measurable effect upon the protocol itself. That’s my point RE: outcomes.

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@deadalnix @ryanxcharles And Core development governance structure favors vetos similar to how the protocol itself favors vetos.

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@deadalnix @ryanxcharles IMO the Core devs who are employed by Blockstream are highly experienced & good @ making technical arguments.

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@BKBrianKelly FED 2.0? I refer you to the many similar meetings (and their outcomes) that have occurred over the past several years.

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@deadalnix @ryanxcharles Understandable. And these are a problem because your view is that Blockstream controls Bitcoin Core development?

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@deadalnix @ryanxcharles Of course, so you agree there’s no evidence of any AXA / Bilderberg conspiracy to “cripple Bitcoin?”

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@ryanxcharles are you a proponent of the AXA conspiracy theory now?

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@morcosa Based upon a wide variety of (unscientific) polls and my own interactions with users & customers: about 10%.

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mikeinspace The answer we’ve all been waiting for has finally arrived…
youtube.com/watch?v=HwShQd… pic.twitter.com/NpBSMV2Dwd

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@OptimistLib @rubicon59 @alansilbert If there’s an emergency fork / attack, I’ll contribute to the best of my abilities.

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morcosa I just published “Why Bitcoin doesn’t need a solution” medium.com/p/why-bitcoin-…

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@olivierjanss I’m personally unaffected by Litecoin’s activation parameters; aren’t we talking about Bitcoin?

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Google officially no longer trusts Symantec. arstechnica.com/security/2017/…

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@olivierjanss OK, that’s a very different issue… deployment parameters are very different from claiming feature itself has issues.

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@olivierjanss You lost me. Are you saying Litecoin only has as many nodes as Bitcoin’s Testnet?

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@olivierjanss Network partitioning is an artifact of how few nodes are on testnet: mesh is thin. Once again, a very different network.

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@jedigras A wide variety of reasons including frustration, impatience, concentration of power, and capitalization.

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@olivierjanss If you spent time on testnet, you’d know that it has /always/ experienced crazy reorgs. It’s a very different network.

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@alansilbert Yeah, @GeminiDotCom has been publicly tweeting support replies for a while despite my recommendations otherwise…

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Great post by @brucefenton on civility during these contentious times. medium.com/@brucefenton/c… pic.twitter.com/1k17UW6gl5

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@btcguy_ Invalid segwit spends is possible same as invalid p2sh spends are possible. Good incentive for miners to not create invalid blocks.

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@btcguy_ Network split highly unlikely because mainnet has orders of magnitude more nodes - better connected network mesh.

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@btcguy_ It could have been a network partition or it could have been someone creating blocks w/invalid segwit spends. My bet is on former.

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@ryanxcharles It’s unfortunate to hear anyone saying that they want to see conflict and strife. 😞

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@rubicon59 @alansilbert I wouldn’t worry about it too much; it’s outside of our control 😌

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@rubicon59 @alansilbert It’s just posturing until it’s an actual attack. Pre-emptively countering posturing is a waste of resources.

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@rubicon59 @alansilbert For major economic players, probably. But that’s not the only option. 🙂

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@rubicon59 @alansilbert Anyone who wants to transact on a BU chain fork is free to do so. I suspect disruption would last < few days.

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@jessedain @theonevortex @alansilbert @ChandlerGuo It’s a real threat, it would be disruptive, it wouldn’t be effective permanently.

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@rubicon59 @alansilbert No, anyone can change the code they run at any time.

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@rubicon59 @alansilbert Machine consensus can always be changed via human consensus. Nothing is set in stone.

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@theonevortex @alansilbert Unless you are the person moving the market or spoke with those who are, trying to extract meaning => speculation

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@rubicon59 @alansilbert By rendering the attackers’ ASICs useless, which could be done in a variety of ways.

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@alansilbert @theonevortex I suspect either side will just claim that they are morally justified in “looking out” for those people.

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@theonevortex @alansilbert Seems to me that those who consider it immoral vs moral are already split.

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In the event of perpetual protocol pause, the “winners” will be those who keep their heads down and innovate w/o asking anyone’s permission.

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@alansilbert Seems simple to me. Morality of an attack is irrelevant. What’s relevant is that such an attack would be parried.

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Brinkmanship behooves nobody in Bitcoin. In fact, it very well may be that Bitcoin is resistant to traditional political strategies.

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angela_walch ’s version of Originalism - what Satoshi wanted. Do you want your developers to be Originalists or Living..twitter.com/i/web/status/8…SK

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Two blocks diverged in a chain, and I -
I took the one more widely accepted,
And that has made all the difference.

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@LokiSullivan Evaluate their proposed hard fork and then decide whether or not I agree with it.

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@gavinandresen Good points. Satoshi should have left a timelocked last will and Bitcoin testament.

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If Satoshi Nakamoto wanted ________ for Bitcoin, he wouldn’t have abandoned his project.

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@brianchoffman I’ve never seen so much contention over a whitespace change. pic.twitter.com/1shs2GC0EO

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@LarryBitcoin @Technom4ge Right, my main point is that second layer solutions aren’t maximally effective if anchor demand can’t be met.

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@LarryBitcoin @Technom4ge SF is good for now but I’m unaware of a way to indefinitely continue increasing chain anchoring capacity via SFs.

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@adolfosrs No, they just have a ton of small pools and I think not all of them have switched to BU.

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lopp Throwback Thursday: Bitcoin Core versions < 0.6 used IRC channels to learn the IP addresses of other nodes. en.bitcoin.it/wiki/Satoshi_C…

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@adolfosrs @VinnyLingham @WhalePanda @alistairmilne Too much variance in daily numbers; stick to 1000+ trailing blocks for consistency.

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One can be in favor of a hard fork block size increase & against Emergent Consensus. Bitcoin scaling shouldn’t be reduced to binary options.

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@twobitidiot There are similarities in some of the rhetoric, but thankfully Bitcoin is neither a democracy nor a republic. 🙂

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magnr Our plan for a hard fork: Protect asset value on behalf of our clients - magnr.com/blog/bitcoin/b… pic.twitter.com/qAAdxFfvLz

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Bitonicnl Our statement on BitcoinUnlimited and possible Bitcoin hard fork: bitonic.nl/en/news/121/st…

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Bitcoin governance transcends nation state jurisdictions. coindesk.com/fork-fallout-a…

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Truthcoin Let me restate in-metaphor: if the generals don’t agree on *which city* to attack, it won’t matter if their message..twitter.com/i/web/status/8…3e

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@jgarzik Users yes, but miners not so much - in a soft fork miners must still opt-in. For a hard fork, miners and users must opt-in.

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When you change Bitcoin’s rules, best you can do is leave current rules behind & hope others follow. Forcing others is like pushing a rope.

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rusty_twit I just published “Miners and Bitcoin Lightning” medium.com/p/miners-and-b…

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@YangTerrence To be clear, my article is not targeted for the average user. Eventually avg user shouldn’t have to know anything about BTC.

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BitGo BitGo’s approach to handling a hard fork: blog.bitgo.com/bitgos-approac…

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alexbosworth “You fought in the blocksize wars?” Yes I was once a Bitcoin Wizard, the same as your father twitter.com/lopp/status/84…

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Sure, there’s a great deal of fear, uncertainty, and drama in the world of cryptocurrency. But on the bright side, the memoirs will be epic.

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@xchrisnoonanx OK? Caution is warranted in crypto systems; Bitcoin isn’t your average web app.

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@xchrisnoonanx No one can stop anyone from writing and running code 😀

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@seweso Miner incentives are aligned with the economy, yes. But that has nothing to do with Nakamoto Consensus.

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Fact: early Bitcoin versions had lots of bugs.
Fact: run $20B 2017 Bitcoin network on 2009 quality code and you’re gonna have a bad time.

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@digitsu “Byzantine fault tolerance can be achieved if the loyal (non-faulty) generals have a unanimous agreement on their strategy.”

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@jgarzik Don’t hard forks also rely upon miner enforcement of new rules?

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@haq4good @alansilbert @BitcoinErrorLog @LarryBitcoin Open to interpretation, but I read @Falkvinge as saying “miners decide the rules.”

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Nakamoto Consensus solves Byzantine General’s (coordination) problem. It’s not a solution for Generals who disagree on coordination goals.

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@ryanxcharles Exactly. Which is why from time to time it may become necessary to remind some miners who pays them.

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Latest Bitcoin Unlimited code patch replaces many instances of “assert()” w/ “DbgAssert()” to avoid those pesky crash-causing sanity checks.

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@gubatron Isn’t it a lot harder to mine blocks when your node has crashed?

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@digitsu @brucefenton’s point was regarding how a node determines the “correct” chain; cumulative work is but one of many checks.

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@MadBitcoins Caveat: good luck spending separately between chains without replay protection software.

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@brucefenton Yep, “most work” chain is more accurate, but /even then/ only when referring to compatible chain forks that follow same rules.

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@bitrated Wouldn’t that mean no more escrow services?

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@LarryBitcoin @giacomozucco More polite people ask “what’s your acceptable depth?”

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.@bitrated lays out principles for dealing w/chain forks, vows to shut down if an Emergent Consensus fork prevails. medium.com/@bitrated/bitr…

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@alansilbert SegWit supporters should tap him as a spokesman to tout transaction malleability fixes. 🙃

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@twobitidiot Why is chaos imminent? I doubt whales use Circle.

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@badslinky In the event that occurred I’d probably evaluate BitcoinEC

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@drwasho Indeed, enterprises can afford that cost. But I like to think that Statoshi has value for users & developers. Can I charge for it?

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I’m the guy who gets paged in the middle of the night if our infrastructure blows up. I won’t run unstable software. twitter.com/brianchoffman/…

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@Melt_Dem Because you’re storing BTC with @circlepay and they don’t want to hold it for you?

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Uh oh, is this another Bitcoin Unlimited vulnerability being exploited? github.com/BitcoinUnlimit… H/T @thomaskerin

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@BronxR Are node operators reporting DDOS as opposed to process crashes / exploits? I know DNS amplification attacks have been used in past.

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It appears that a nontrivial number of Bitcoin Unlimited nodes are still struggling to stay online…twitter.com/i/web/status/8…qO

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Ethan_Heilman Very well written introduction to :
github.com/ignopeverell/g…

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@TuurDemeester I seem to recall @jratcliff saying that he needs to rewrite his analytics software in order to run it on recent data…

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@ryanxcharles And yet all the electricity in the world can’t make my node accept a block that doesn’t abide by the rules I choose…

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@drwasho Just checked with my VPS host for statoshi.info (@gandibar) and their largest disk is 2 TB for $115 / month. 😞

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coindesk Ethereum devs had to reel in a highly anticipated app last week, after “significant” bugs provoked security concerns coindesk.com/bug-discoverie…

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acinq_co LN vaporware is condensing into actual software 😀 Today we are releasing an early version of Eclair medium.com/@ACINQ/eclair-…

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.@factom Chief Scientist Brian Deery implemented a variation of SegWit on his own, well before SegWit was announced. medium.com/@BrianDeery/fa…

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@Kosmatos A BU node operator could lower the default EB config to say, 2MB but that risks potentially get forked off the network…

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@checksum0 To be clear, I’m just trying to define resource bounding in terms that node operators can understand. Good for planning purposes.

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Correction: there’s a message limit of 16 * node’s EB config value. Thus EB of 16 => 256MB github.com/BitcoinUnlimit… twitter.com/lopp/status/84…

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@ErolKazan indeed, plus bad things would start to happen long before that size was reached.

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@MrHodl @eordano *shrugs* anyone is free to activate it and fork off whenever they want.

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Bitcoin Unlimited max block size is 256MB, raising worst case annual node disk usage from 50 Gigabytes ($1.50) to 13 Terabytes ($400.) 😬

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@MadBitcoins It’s unclear what you’re asking because there is no such thing as “@Blockstream Core”

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brianchoffman If Bitcoin’s creator is MIA and no one can agree on what Bitcoin is, does Bitcoin exist? pic.twitter.com/Ci09poMnR5

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Segregated Witness address format Bitcoin Improvement Proposal by @pwuille github.com/sipa/bech32/bl… H/T @alexbosworth

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@davidjnixon Here’s one potential issue with larger blocks and centralization: twitter.com/notgrubles/sta…

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