Browsing the "BIP 91" Tag

Bitcoin UASF Proposal Quietly Activates – to Little Effect

| Alyssa Hertig

Bitcoin's UASF activated last night to little fanfare, as the contentious code change was largely mitigated in impact.

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What’s Left Before SegWit Goes Live? Bitcoin’s Path to More Capacity

| Pete Rizzo

How far away is bitcoin from a capacity upgrade? While technical progress is being made, things are far from set in stone.


Between a Rock and a Hard Fork: Jeff Garzik’s Plan to Avoid a Bitcoin Split

| Alyssa Hertig

Perhaps no coder is more at the center of bitcoin's raging scaling debate than Jeff Garzik – here he talks about the network's future.

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BIP 91 Locks In: What This Means for Bitcoin and Why It’s Not Scaled Yet

| Alyssa Hertig

BIP 91 has locked in. Before you celebrate, here's what you need to know about what's happening with bitcoin's code.

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Will Miners Signal? Bitcoin’s Next Segwit2x Lock-in Period Starts Today

| Alyssa Hertig

A bitcoin scaling proposal is close to enact the Segregated Witness upgrade as step one of its larger roadmap.

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What Could Happen to Bitcoin? A Visual Guide to Scaling Outcomes

| Alyssa Hertig

With bitcoin poised for a number of possible code changes this summer, CoinDesk offers a visual guide to potential paths forward.

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CoinDesk Explainer: How BIP 91 Enacts SegWit While Avoiding a Bitcoin Split

| Amy Castor

CoinDesk gives a broad overview of BIP 91, a code proposal that could prove integral to bitcoin's upcoming scaling upgrade.