Tag: Peter Wuille

Segregated Witness is now a reality

Peter Wuille, long time member of Bitcoin Core development team since May 2011, managed to complete the expected upgrade to Bitcoin’s Protocol. Segregated Witness code has been published in Github’s pull request, with 38 additions to Bitcoin’s core master branch. Segregated Witness (or SegWit) is a new mechanism designed to remove part of the data carried in the network’s blocks, this data contains digital signatures that now will be placed …
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