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May 8th, 2015

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@breathingdog Gavin’s proposal would increase max to 20MB, though the default max size would still be < 1 MB; miners would have to reconfig.

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9) I’m in favor of increasing the max block size soon in order to give us breathing room to pursue other avenues of scaling Bitcoin.

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8) Also, note that max block size is only a mandatory upper limit - miners can still choose to enact their own limits that are lower.

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7) I don’t think the Core Developers should approach max block size from an economic standpoint, but rather let miners guide that market.

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6) Note the purpose of a max block size: DoS protection. It was not enacted as an economic limit to drive a market for transaction fees.

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5) The other options of scaling Bitcoin such as payment channels and side chains are simply not ready yet.

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4) There are a variety of ways that this can be accomplished. However, increasing the block size is the most straightforward.

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3) The key word in my opinion is “any.” That means that refusing to scale Bitcoin’s infrastructure to meet global demand is not an option.

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2) In my opinion we should step back to Satoshi’s original statement: pic.twitter.com/dKif8xP214

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1) It seems to me that the root cause of the block size debate is that we don’t have consensus on Bitcoin’s goal(s). twitter.com/lopp/status/59…

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gavinandresen Looks like we need a new consensus rule on UTXO growth: gavinandresen.ninja/utxo-uhoh

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@flyosity I always make life changing decisions based upon the opinions of strangers who likely lead completely different lives than me.

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