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Oh, Bitcoin...
« on: October 30, 2015, 09:38:42 am »
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This boggles my mind:

http://lists.linuxfoundation.org/pipermail/bitcoin-dev/2015-October/011636.html

In particular, claims that for Bitcoin to have consensus, it matters which kind of database is used to store its data!

So much for nice and neat consensus defined by Satoshi in the whitepaper...

Turns out "nodes can diverge" if they use different databases to store data?! What the...

Beardneck engineering at its finest...
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Re: Oh, Bitcoin...
« Reply #1 on: October 30, 2015, 07:59:04 pm »
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By the way, gotta love it how they call Bitcoin "anti-fragile" ::)
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