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The bitcoin community would have to decide that they don't particularly care about having significant security anymore. ASIC-resistance weakens the security of proof of work chains because it eliminates the need to invest in a chain in order to attack it. Someone who owns lots of expensive ASICs will not want to let them be used to attack the chain they are ...


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Removal of internal miner As CPU mining has been useless for a long time, the internal miner has been removed in this release, and replaced with a simpler implementation for the test framework. The overall result of this is that setgenerate RPC call has been removed, as well as the -gen and -genproclimit command-line options. For testing, the generate call ...


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