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April 6th, 2017

@ryaneshea @zooko I highly recommend ballistic helmets 😉

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@jimmysong @gavinandresen Also, wouldn’t the existing SegWit commitment structure still be compatible with other ASICBOOST methods anyway…

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@shubh716 @warrensmyth Because miners didn’t disclose the incentive misalignment; now that it’s public it can be addressed.

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@shubh716 @warrensmyth Bitcoin’s game theory requires that miners be greedy; it’s how we ensure that it’s more prof..twitter.com/i/web/status/8…Qz

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@OptimistLib Yeah that’s one way to look at it, though IDK if it’s possible/simple for existing hardware to add ASICBOOST support.

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@gavinandresen Would it be easy to deploy an ASICBOOST compatible SegWit soft fork? That would seem like a great co..twitter.com/i/web/status/8…uu

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@OptimistLib That creates equilibrium amongst miners but leaves misaligned incentives - now /none/ of them would wa..twitter.com/i/web/status/8…UW

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Option 1: Throw away all features that would break ASICBOOST.
Option 2: Break ASICBOOST and carry on.
Option 3: ?
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If SegWit is being blocked because it hurts short term profits for some miners, Bitcoin has misaligned incentives that need to be addressed.

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