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Any other new soft fork in the works? What are the upcoming scaling and privacy improvements for Bitcoin past 2021? Is Bitcoin done with improvements yet? There will always be scope for improvement in a software. Since Bitcoin is a protocol for decentralized network that allows you to settle payments, neither 12 years are enough for development of such ...


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When it comes to soft forks, backwards compatible does not mean that old nodes will follow the new rules - that would mean that the new rules are already implemented. Rather backwards compatible means that following the new rules does not make previously invalid transactions valid, i.e. old nodes will still see those transactions as valid. So what ends up ...


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