Bitcoin XT Developer and Bitcoin Foundation Chief Scientist Gavin Andresen was interviewed on Epicenter Bitcoin earlier this week, with the conversation mainly revolving around concepts related to Bitcoin governance. Development of Bitcoin Core has somewhat slowed recently due to the lack of a clear process for reaching development decisions, which is at least part of the reason Andresen joined Mike Hearn’s Bitcoin XT project.
Reaching consensus is a terribly difficult task when there are so many different individuals involved in a distributed system, such as Bitcoin, which is why Epicenter Bitcoin co-host Brian Fabian Crain asked Andresen about who should have a say in changes made to the protocol.
Everybody Should Have a Say
Andresen believes that everyone should be able to have their say