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

February 27th, 2017

@Excellion @el33th4xor I thought the general agreement was that if it’s suboptimal, the market will work itself out.

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@TaylorGerring Not if the result of voting is the side that reaches an arbitrary threshold % gets to force their decision on others.

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@Bulldozer0 Are you kidding? Nation states are about as authoritarian as it gets.

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@TheBlueMatt @el33th4xor @sysmannet Seems to me that BitFury gave up over 2 BTC in fees with the 2 blocks between F..twitter.com/i/web/status/8…7y

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If someone says they’re voting to change Bitcoin, it’s a warning sign. Authoritarian systems use voting; voluntary systems use signaling.

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@dgenr818 @lucas_lclc I’m not sure that anyone signing road maps counts for much in the first place. I’ve never signed any.

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@spiroseliot IDK, I’m hoping everyone was just busy having a life over the weekend :-)

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@Ethan_Heilman @reddit General problem is many entities don’t /know/ they are repeatedly paying each other on-chain. LN solves automatically

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@Ethan_Heilman @reddit There is room for massive efficiency gains here, which is why I’m so optimistic about LN.

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@crainbf @TaylorGerring Major contention is between how much it should cost to run a node vs how much it should cost to send a txn. 🙃

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@TaylorGerring @crainbf Yep, more and more use cases getting priced off the blockchain. See my recent tweet about mining payouts for example

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@crainbf @TaylorGerring Indeed, but neither is Bitcoin a normal system. Data scarcity doesn’t really exist in other payment systems.

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@crainbf @TaylorGerring Paying around 140 satoshis / byte? That seems to be the going rate.

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@dgenr818 @lucas_lclc Bitcoin itself came from an obscure source. Identity is irrelevant in the market of ideas.

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Pools clamoring for control over block size could make better use of current space by ceasing tiny daily payouts. reddit.com/r/btc/comments…

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