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Ethereum mining would have 2 months to live, according to developers

Tim Beiko on ETH difficulty bomb.

Key facts: Developers want to affect users as little as possible before the merger. It had been delayed, although without an estimated date, for customers to prepare their updates. The difficulty bomb, which will end Ethereum mining with proof of work (proof of work or PoW), could be activated in the first half of August. …

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Bitcoin developers doubt the technical integrity of BIP-119

Bitcoin developers doubt the technical integrity of BIP-119

Key facts: BIP-119 has not yet been thoroughly scrutinized on a technical level, some say. The covenants hide some risks that in principle are not noticed. The Bitcoin Improvement Proposal 119 o BIP-119 is the brainchild of developer Jeremy Rubin, who aims with it to introduce advanced parameters for Bitcoin transactionsfor example, that some bitcoins …

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Bitcoin Controversy: Why Are Several Developers Opposing BIP-119?

Bitcoin Controversy: Why Are Several Developers Opposing BIP-119?

Key facts: Jeremy Rubin, creator of BIP-119, published a controversial activation pathway. Reaching a consensus in Bitcoin is more difficult than it is supposed to be. The Bitcoin community and its developers are in the midst of a debate the likes of which has not been seen for several years. The Bitcoin Improvement Proposal 119 …

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