There’s 88 days left until the Bitcoin Cash upgrade scheduled for November 15, 2020, and the community has been watching miners closely. On August 18, the Bitcoin ABC team published a blog post that revealed a “feature freeze is now in place,” as it contains a new coinbase rule. Moreover, during the last few days, a few groups of bitcoin cash miners have been signaling “Powered by BCHN” in the block’s coinbase parameters.
The controversy in Bitcoin Cash land continues, but now most of the conversation is turning to watching miners. On August 5, news.Bitcoin.com reported on how the BCH difficulty adjustment algorithm (DAA) debate started a lot of infighting within the BCH community. This week a number of Bitcoin Cash mining pools have started to signal node implementations.
Following the DAA debate, the Bitcoin ABC team revealed it would leverage the ASERT DAA, however, the team also said it would add the Infrastructure Funding Proposal…