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,,key stakeholders around the Ethereum community have determined that the best course of action will be to delay the planned Constantinople fork that would have occurred at block 7,080,000 on January 16, 2019''

Who are those key stakeholders? And what happens if they don't agree?




There will be 2 blockchains, like what happened with The DAO and Ethereum Classic


It was actually a theoritical question...we all know that Ethereum governance at the end is 1 person (I don't want to say his name here, as the blog post didn't mention it).

If you look at Bitcoin governance, there's no way a developer (or developer group) would be able to force any hard fork, which means that you can always use the old codebase to verify blocks and send money, and people will accept it. Backwards compatibility will stay with us for a long time.


It just means Bitcoin is not advancing.




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