Tag: Segregated Witness

Pull Request for SegWit made; Block Size Scaling on Course

Published on 2016-04-20 10:43
In late February 2016, representatives of various segments of the Bitcoin ecosystem (read miners, entrepreneurs, and core developers) met in Hong Kong to chart the way to network scaling. Having the code for Segregated Witness (SegWit) solution ready by the month of April 2016 was one of the agreed points in the roadmap. That seems to be a done part.... read more »

Consensus Reached on Bitcoin Scaling; SegWit in April, Bitcoin Core Hard Fork in 2017

Published on 2016-02-21 10:02
Bitcoin miners controlling about 80 percent of the network’s hash power, Bitcoin Core developers and representatives of various enterprises within the Bitcoin ecosystem have been meeting in Hong Kong for over 18 hours to discuss the way forward for the scaling of the network. They have just announced a consensus on an array of issues. In a statement released on... read more »