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Rival Bitcoin Cash Camps seem willing to compromise

August 7, 2020

Amaury Sechet, the main developer of Bitcoin Cash (BCH), announced new plans for the network upgrade in November to find a compromise between proponents of the “Bitcoin ABC” and “BCHN” proposals.

Sechet published the August 6th With the November update, two major changes are made to the protocol: the implementation of the difficulty level “Aserti3-2d” proposed by Jonathan Toomin and Mark Lundeberg and the implementation of an Infrastructure Financing Plan (IFP) in the form of the “Coinbase Rule”. ”.

In the middle

The adaptation of Aserti3-2d was suggested by the main advisor of the BCHN, Jonathan Toomimand it is implemented in place of the controversial Grasberg algorithm that Sechet recently refined.

Rival Bitcoin Cash Camps seem willing to compromiseRival Bitcoin Cash Camps seem willing to compromise

For his part, In an infrastructure finance program recently rejected by BCHN supporters, 8% of all newly dismantled BCH will go to a finance directorate for grants distribution.

Sechet’s post comes after tension over the difficulty algorithm settings suggested by the protocol resulted in multiple people storming out of a developer meeting.Rumors that the November update could lead to a chain split for BCH.

Infrastructure funding remains voluntary

In conversation with Cointelegraph, the outspoken attorney for BCH Hayden Otto said the new plan for the November update “solves the problem that caused the controversy” between ABC and BCHN’s Bitcoin Cash warehouses.

Despite his optimism that tensions within the community will ease as the improvement improves, Otto said the contributions to support Bitcoin Cash development will remain voluntary until November, perpetuating a “freeride problem” with “a few select miners funding everything”.

“There are miners who don’t fund anything, a competitive advantage over those who do.”

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