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Re: Blockchain, block size and interledger (was: How do bank payments actually work?)

From: Jeffrey Cliff <jeffrey.cliff@gmail.com>
Date: Thu, 28 Jan 2016 17:53:17 -0500
Message-ID: <CAAR2Wu-EFuToCFgeNN0jaFGeyAe9aNoP4EaYQ5SfBB+Gm3i6Sw@mail.gmail.com>
To: Tao Effect <contact@taoeffect.com>
Cc: Fabio Barone <holon.earth@gmail.com>, Web Payments <public-webpayments@w3.org>, Interledger Community Group <public-interledger@w3.org>
So is that one.

There's quite a few of us who have been banned from /r/bitcoin and not for
promoting one arbitrary constant over another.  To merely write us all off
as 'dangerous to bitcoin' takes chutzpah, to say the least.

On 26 January 2016 at 21:33, Tao Effect <contact@taoeffect.com> wrote:

> What do people here think about the potentially incumbent collapse of
> bitcoin as a crypto-currency itself and the block-size issue?
>
>
> I think this BS and you should stop spreading it.
>
>
> https://fixingtao.com/2016/01/point-by-point-response-to-mike-hearns-final-bitcoin-post/
>
> Cheers,
> Greg
>
> On Jan 26, 2016, at 12:59 PM, Fabio Barone <holon.earth@gmail.com> 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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