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

February 6th, 2017

Segregated Witness support has been merged into BitcoinJS! 👏👏👏 github.com/bitcoinjs/bitc…

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@haq4good Urgency is understandable; if the protocol doesn’t change, its usage will. Sounds like there were topics you wanted to discuss?

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@Technom4ge @theonevortex @Excellion I actually doubt that given that it would take time for users to adopt it. Maybe a gradual decrease.

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@theonevortex @MysteryPersin @Excellion Yes, but humans decide what code to run. Meatspace consensus trumps machine consensus.

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@theonevortex @MysteryPersin @Excellion At one level it is about code. At a higher level, it’s about philosophy / politics / perspectives.

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@theonevortex @MysteryPersin @Excellion I’m not talking about specific solutions, but rather differing perspectives of Bitcoin’s goals.

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@theonevortex @MysteryPersin @Excellion My point: try to understand other perspectives rather than dismissing them as ridiculous.

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@MysteryPersin @theonevortex @Excellion Not a very practical solution given that altcoins don’t have the same infrastructure around them.

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@theonevortex @Excellion Right. Some day. The promise of LN doesn’t ease the frustration of people who want to see tx fees drop today.

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@theonevortex @Excellion I think we all know their arguments aren’t ridiculous if you believe Bitcoin should facilitate low value transfers.

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BitGo There has never been a better time to add Bitcoin to your IRA! blog.bitgo.com/add-bitcoin-to…

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@ZephyrBTC @timoncc @ExceIlion @AlpacaSW @seweso There is no “the answer” to scaling Bitcoin. We’ll need both on-chain & off-chain scaling.

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Over two block rewards (25 BTC) worth of transaction fees waiting in the mempool due to (s)low block supply. pic.twitter.com/d5FZvgKNug

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.@GrayscaleInvest’s $GBTC currently trading at record low premium over past year: ~16% over NAV. pic.twitter.com/rNCe5eWzPC

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Upon closer inspection, looks mainly due to someone consolidating many UTXOs while paying 400% the going fee rate. tradeblock.com/bitcoin/tx/05b…

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Bitcoin’s transaction fee market is really heating up - recent block 451,823 contained 4.5 BTC in transaction fees. tradeblock.com/bitcoin/block/…

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@Melt_Dem False dilemma fallacy - been seeing a lot of that lately!

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