On March 15, the Bitcoin Cash (BCH) network is set to upgrade, with plans to add two specific elements to the chain: the Segwit recovery exception and enabling Schnorr signatures. With just six weeks left, programmers have been discussing the fork regularly during BCH developer meetings. Meanwhile, two BCH developers have announced their resignation from the Bitcoin Unlimited team.
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The May 15th BCH Upgrade Draws Near
Another BCH fork is on the way and this time the chain plans to add two key changes to the protocol. On May 15, BCH developers plan to upgrade the protocol by adding Schnorr signatures and reconfiguring the cleanstack rule to recover BCH stuck in Segwit addresses. The Schnorr signature feature is a digital signature scheme that allows for multi-signature aggregation, while also providing both scaling and privacy benefits. BCH developers have been conversing about the fork throughout numerous BCH development video…