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bitcoinforum.com:
A good question asked by OratesFratres and a very good repply by asaltandbuttering on r/bitcoinforum

Q:

--- Quote ---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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A:

--- Quote ---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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thomas-xmrcgpu:
I'm always for the hardfork.
Significant improvements can be done. People just have to adapt. And they will if money is involved

innate:
Very interesting topic.

unaffectedcake:
Thank you for the explanation!

bitpay:
Hard forks is a permanent divergence in the the block chain, commonly occurs when non-upgraded nodes can’t validate blocks created by upgraded nodes that follow newer consensus rules. While Soft forks is a temporary divergence in the block chain caused by non-upgraded nodes not following new consensus rules

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