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Re: Blockchain, block size and interledger

From: Xavier Vas <xavier@tr80.com>
Date: Wed, 27 Jan 2016 07:43:42 +0000
To: public-interledger@w3.org
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This is not related to interledger in spite of the subject line. Can you 
cut it out please. Thanks

Xav

On 2016-01-27 07:59, Fabio Barone wrote:
> As suggested, I am starting a new thread for this topic.
> I apologize if I am coming over as verbose and/or cluttering your
> inboxes.
> 
> ****
> 
> What do people here think about the potentially incumbent collapse of
> bitcoin as a crypto-currency itself and the block-size issue?
> 
> The question is related to the blockchain itself, not bitcoin.
> Block size is ultimately a "political" decision of the community, and
> there appears to be a scism because of that.
> Not wanting to discuss that in itself (it's probably being discussed
> elsewhere),
> 
> but what do you guys think this means for blockchain technology
> itself?
> 
> Will we see a proliferation of different blockchains, making ILP even
> more interesting and important?
> 
> Could this be a blow to blockchain technology itself (unlikely IMHO),
> because limitations of this technology are becoming apparent?
> 
> What developments do you foresee happening in this field, also maybe
> not underestimating a potential collapse of the global economy this
> year?
> 
> On a side note, I like Ethereum's basic tenets but I am worried about
> a lock-in of some sorts...
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