Why Bitcoin’s Ossification Will Be Necessary

Ossification is a word thrown around very frequently in Bitcoin. “The protocol will ossify.” “Ossification is good.” “Bitcoin doesn’t need to change, ossify it now.” Bitcoiners are a skeptical group of people, and as such they are naturally skeptical about change. There’s a very good reason for that: the blocksize war was effectively a combination … Read more

Why Bitcoin’s Ossification Will Be Necessary

Ossification is a word thrown around very frequently in Bitcoin. “The protocol will ossify.” “Ossification is good.” “Bitcoin doesn’t need to change, ossify it now.” Bitcoiners are a skeptical group of people, and as such they are naturally skeptical about change. There’s a very good reason for that: the blocksize war was effectively a combination … Read more