How the Great Fork Will Occur

Alphonse Pace
May 30, 2015 · 5 min read

Types of Forks

Intersecting Consensus Rules

Divergent Forks

Soft Forks

Backwards Compatible Hard Forks

The Block Size Increase Fork

Why Votes Don’t Matter

The First Shots

The Reaction

User Acceptance

Forcing Divergence

Conclusion

Alphonse Pace

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Software engineer, Bitcoin user since 2011.

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