The Bitcoin Cash (BCH) network is scheduled to fork on May 15 and the community has been steadily preparing for the next upgrade, which will entail the addition of Schnorr signatures and Segwit recovery exemption.
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Bitcoin Cash Upgrade Time: May 15, 2019, Shortly After 12 pm
Every six months the BCH chain upgrades the protocol in order to add new features that benefit scaling, privacy, and overall network performance. The upcoming hard fork scheduled for May 15 is a change that requires all participants to upgrade their software. The compatible full node implementations for the BCH fork next slated for next Wednesday include Bitcoin ABC 0.19.4, Bchd 0.14.2, Bitprim 0.19.0, and the Bitcoin Unlimited Cash Edition 188.8.131.52. There are two protocol features that will be added to the chain: Segwit recovery and the highly anticipated Schnorr signatures.
The Upgrades: Segwit Recovery Exemption and the Benefits of Schnorr Signatures
Segwit recovery is basically…