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Soft Fork vs. Hard Fork
« on: January 31, 2018, 01:12:07 PM »
A good question asked by OratesFratres and a very good repply by asaltandbuttering on r/bitcoinforum

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Could someone explain to me what these even mean? I'm still new to this, it's just that I'm still learning the terminology.
Source: https://www.reddit.com/r/Bitcoinforum/comments/7u2dq9/soft_fork_vs_hard_fork/

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Hard fork creates a new network which folks must update their software to join. Soft forks do not create a new network.
Source: https://www.reddit.com/r/Bitcoinforum/comments/7u2dq9/soft_fork_vs_hard_fork/dthkeyb/
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Re: Soft Fork vs. Hard Fork
« Reply #90 on: October 17, 2023, 10:45:58 AM »

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Thanks for the explanation.

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Re: Soft Fork vs. Hard Fork
« Reply #91 on: December 19, 2023, 07:37:38 PM »
Soft forks are backward-compatible updates, while hard forks are not and can create a new chain.

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Re: Soft Fork vs. Hard Fork
« Reply #92 on: January 15, 2024, 02:10:24 PM »
Interesting topic and thanks for the explanation.

 

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