Support for Bitcoin Unlimited is gathering pace in China where a meeting took place in Shenzhen, Beijing and Hong Kong.
The Shenzhen meeting was attended by representatives from Bitbank, BW, Bitkan, ViaBTC and Sosobtc. CCN has learned that the Beijing meeting was attended by representatives from Bitmain, among others, while the Hong Kong meeting was attended by ANX, a bitcoin exchange and bitcoin debit cards provider.
The topic of discussion was mainly tech related with a presentation on parallel validation by Peter Tschipper, a Bitcoin Unlimited developer. According to presentation slides shared with CCN, Tschipper stated:
“Rather than perform block validation in the main processing thread we do the validation in a separate thread. The main thread can continue to process incoming messages while at the same time allowing more than one block to validate at a time.”
He told attendees that they could process up to four blocks