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This is a conversation with Matt Corallo (Bitcoin Core contributor) that started on twitter and migrated into email:
Matt Corallo @TheBlueMatt - Mar 19
Bitcoin Core does not want to and does not make decisions on Bitcoin’s consensus rules
Gavin Andresen @gavinandresen - Mar 23
Might a small, well-tested patch that added a default-false option to disable block-size checks be accepted by Core?
if it a) took HF risks seriously and had protections for then and b) had community consensus to do a HF, sure!
I’ll email you– if you really don’t want to dictate consensus rules, give your users a choice!
cool. You may also want to check out some of the HF proposals at https://bitcoinhardforkresearch.github.io
Subject: Expanding an idea from Twitter…
If Core really wants to avoid taking sides in the Great Scaling Debate, why not
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