Taproot is the biggest upgrade Bitcoin has seen over the years, and many have been proposing projects for it.
Bitcoin developers have been discussing the best way to activate the’taproot upgrade’ for over a year. Some hope that the proposed new “Speedy Trial” proposal could end the debate by presenting a better solution than many of the developers so far.
Blockstream developer Russell O’Connor came up with an idea and proposed by Bitcoin tech writer David Halding, “Quick Experiment” takes a quicker approach than other proposals when deciding whether miners are ready to activate Theproot. do. All of the largest mining operations have already announced upgrade plans.
In an email to miners, Halding said in an email to miners, “This idea has gone through considerable debate and will be readily accepted even by those who couldn’t agree with the previous offer (although this doesn’t necessarily have to be the first choice).” wrote.
Taproot is the biggest upgrade Bitcoin has seen over the years, and many are proposing projects for it. It will increase privacy and scalability and provide a variety of other technical advantages.
Consensus on Bitcoin change is very difficult because people around the world are involved and have different opinions on how it works. But so far, the “rapid test” has gained considerable support.
Developer Ben Kalman tweeted, “Almost everyone seems to agree.”
If you look at the comments on the software site GitHub, so far 100% of developers have responded to the proposal with “ACK” indicating affirmation. In addition, Bitcoin developer AJ Towns has already written a draft version of the activation proposal.
However, it will take time to establish consensus on the consequent part of the proposal.
‘Quick Success’ or’Quick Failure’
The’tap route’ itself to be changed is not controversial at all. Rather, developers say it is the best way to drive change, and they want to discuss it. The top technology executives or leaders are not responsible for the network imposing new rules. Instead, a significant portion of the global network will have to be prepared for the new taproot rules.
If the taproot is not ready yet, or if all miners do not upgrade to new software in time, there is a possibility that the network will be split into two, but developers already have different ideas for this dangerous possibility .
‘Quick experimentation’ gives miners the opportunity to indicate whether they are ready to proceed with the tap route, which takes less time than other methods proposed so far. As there has been an objection to giving too much time, it was decided to provide miners with three months instead of one year. Another key point of this proposal, however, is that after this three-month lockout, an additional six-month waiting period is given before the taproot is reactivated.
“The goal of the rapid experiment is to ensure that the taproot activation attempts can quickly succeed or fail, without compromising safety in both cases,” said Halding.
In addition, this’rapid experiment’ shares many similarities with other proposals. If 90% of the Bitcoin blocks are in the time flag ready state window, %의 miners are ready, at which point the changes will be fixed.
However, if this 90% lockout threshold is not reached within 3 months, activation will fail.
In response, Halding said, “There is no required activation, everyone can try again with a different activation parameter.” However, at this point, the user will have to make a new plan.