Published on September 14th, 2015 | by bitcoin0
Bitcoin’s leaders unsure about next step for bitcoin- VentureBeat
Last week a Bitcoin company incited a flood of transactions on the network to give fellow Bitcoin users a sense of what will come to pass if the currency goes mainstream.
When the number of Bitcoin owners was relatively small, this ensured that transactions happened quickly.
People trading Bitcoin wouldn’t have to wait a long time for a block of transactions to fill up and be processed.
The options: Bitcoin XT vs. Lightening
There are a few different ideas floating around about how the Bitcoin size should be changed.
Bitcoin Foundation chief scientist Gavin Andresen and Bitcoin core developer Mike Hearn have created a Bitcoin fork called XT.