カテゴリー: Bitcoin Unlimited

November BCH Upgrade Discussion Heats Up After Bitcoin SV Full Node Announcement

November BCH Upgrade Discussion Heats Up After Bitcoin SV AnnouncementBlockchain development firm Nchain has announced the company’s plans to launch a new Bitcoin Cash full node client called ‘Bitcoin SV.’ Lead developer Daniel Connolly has published the specifications for re-enabling old opcodes for the November 2018 BCH upgrade. So far the unpublished codebase has seen vocal support from the mining pool Coingeek, but right […]

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The Opposition Towards Bitcoin ABC’s Proposed Upgrade Changes

The Opposition Towards Bitcoin ABC's Proposed Upgrade ChangesOn August 8, the Bitcoin ABC development team published an announcement regarding the November hard fork changes with plans to finish the latest codebase by August 15. The proposal falls in line with the ABC developer’s upgrade timeline and contains about five different changes that will soon be ready for testing. Also read: Bitcoin Cash Acceptance […]

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Bitcoin Unlimited Merges Graphene Block Propagation Technology

Bitcoin Unlimited Merges Graphene Block Propagation TechnologyOver the past week, Bitcoin Cash (BCH) proponents have been discussing ideas like pre-consensus and faster block times. Now, on July 25, the Bitcoin Unlimited (BU) development team has announced merging a block propagation concept called ‘Graphene’ into the BU client. Graphene is a technology that is a fraction of the size of current methods […]

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The Bitcoin Cash Pre-Consensus Debate Continues

The Bitcoin Cash Pre-Consensus Debate ContinuesA few days ago news.Bitcoin.com reported on the debate between Bitcoin Cash (BCH) developers and community members concerning an idea called ‘pre-consensus.’ Some developers believe pre-consensus could help with bock time speeds, zero-confirmation transactions, and consensus in general. Since then there’s been a lot of discussion about this topic, and some members of the BCH […]

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Bitcoin Cash Developers Debate an Idea Called Pre-Consensus

Bitcoin Cash Developers Debate an Idea Called Pre-ConsensusThis past Thursday, the lead developer of Bitcoin ABC, Amaury Séchet, published a paper on the social media platform Yours.org about a protocol technique called ‘pre-consensus.’ According to Séchet, and other BCH developers like Bitcoin Unlimited’s Peter Rizun, pre-consensus could improve block propagation time, benefit zero-confirmation reliability and help delegate decisions tethered to consensus conditions. […]

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Bitcoin Cash Community Embraces Zero Confirmation Transactions

Bitcoin Cash Community Embraces Zero Confirmation TransactionsOver the past few weeks, the Bitcoin Cash (BCH) community has been discussing the subject of merchants accepting zero confirmation BCH transactions. Lots of BCH merchants have been accepting zero confirms lately as well, making the discussion topical again as it was a few years ago. Also read: Russian Railways Eyes Crypto for Tickets, Blockchain […]

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Bitcoin Cash Community Embraces Zero Confirmation Transactions

Bitcoin Cash Community Embraces Zero Confirmation TransactionsOver the past few weeks, the Bitcoin Cash (BCH) community has been discussing the subject of merchants accepting zero confirmation BCH transactions. Lots of BCH merchants have been accepting zero confirms lately as well, making the discussion topical again as it was a few years ago. Also read: Russian Railways Eyes Crypto for Tickets, Blockchain […]

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32MB Blocks Means Bitcoin Cash is Prepared for Mass Adoption

32MB Blocks Means Bitcoin Cash is Prepared for Mass AdoptionOn May 15, 2018, the Bitcoin Cash (BCH) network upgraded the chain’s base block size from 8MB to 32MB. The software advancement makes blocks big enough to process lots of transactions over time — which gives developers plenty of breathing room to adjust the size if it starts getting closer to its limit. Unfortunately, many misdirected individuals […]

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Bitcoin ABC Developers Address a Vulnerability Found

PR: Bitcoin-ABC Incident Report (26APR2018)On April 26, 2018, the Bitcoin ABC development team were notified of a critical issue that applies to Bitcoin Cash miners who were utilizing the Bitcoin-ABC 0.17.0 client. After analyzing the vulnerability ABC developers created a patch and distributed the new ABC client 0.17.1 and released the software to BCH mining pools.     Also read: Yahoo! […]

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