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Author: Eric Voskuil
To: Luke Dashjr
CC: libbitcoin
Subject: Re: [Libbitcoin] What about Segwit? Kicks in in 12 days..

> On Aug 10, 2017, at 5:00 AM, Luke Dashjr <luke@???> wrote:
>> On Thursday 10 August 2017 11:46:23 AM mlmikael@??? wrote:
>> The logics will kick in in 12 days ( https://xbt.eu ) so I guess.. in
>> absence of Segwit, libbitcoin deployments will fork off the main chain and
>> also be unable to make transactions, until Segwit is implemented?
> Segwit is a softfork, so old nodes will continue to operate fine, just with a
> loss of full-node security. But alternative implementations never quite have full-node security anyway simply because they can't be guaranteed to enforce the rules exactly.


> That being said, it would be a good idea for libbitcoin to update so its
> wallet can take advantage of the new features.

Pull requests welcome.