Bitcoin.com recently chatted with Bitcoin Unlimited (BU) developer Andrew Stone to discuss the alternative client and the current block size debate. Lately, the cryptocurrency community has been asking who the BU developers are, and what are their qualifications. This interview is meant to shed some light on development and Stone’s opinion of the goals BU is trying to accomplish.
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An In-Depth Discussion With Bitcoin Unlimited Developer Andrew Stone
Bitcoin.com (BC): Can you describe to our readers a simple version of what Bitcoin Unlimited is and how it addresses scalability?
Andrew Stone (AS): Bitcoin Unlimited recognizes that Nakamoto Consensus (proof of work) is the only infallible consensus mechanism and that arbitrary agreements like Core’s 1MB block size are “social consensus.” Bitcoin Unlimited does not believe that it’s in its users’ interest to be on a