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BIP91 is activated, why BIP141 is still dormant?

BIP9 only describes a new deployment method of softforks to the Bitcoin network. I therefore assume that you mean the deployment of BIP141 by method of BIP9. The deployment of segwit requires 95% of ...
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BIP91 Activation Period

It looks like it is actually periods of 336 blocks instead of a rolling window. It is like what BIP 9 specifies, but uses 336 blocks as the window and 269 blocks as the threshold. The windows begin ...
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Can someone explain to me all of the scaling proposals?

Segregated Witness (segwit) is a solution which redefines how the maximum block size is calculated (now called block weight) and creates new output types. These segwit output types are given a ...
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Can BIP91 cause a chain split?

The minority of miners that do not support BIP91 (and by extension BIP141), could start rejecting blocks of those who are signaling BIP141, thereby creating a different chain. Is that a possibility ...
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What was the last block before BIP91 activated?

The last block that did not have BIP91 rules active was the one with height 477119, with hash 00000000000000000022552c92fdc5ac6c31a95f54d9ed9fcdf0fe00ff134773. BIP91 uses BIP9, but with modified ...
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segwit is activated due to BIP91?

The direct cause for Segwit's activation is BIP 91 which forced all miners to signal for segwit and that thus activated segwit. However BIP 91 was caused by BIP 148 which threatened to force miners to ...
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Can BIP91 cause a chain split?

Definition chain split: A state of the network in which there are two or more chaintips which are actively being extended with new blocks. Chain splits can occur e.g. when: Two miners get lucky at ...
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