“The chain will fork, life will go on.”
Pseudonymous Bitcoin Core contributor BTCDrak views bitcoin’s upcoming Segwit2x hard fork – which has a chance of splitting bitcoin into two competing networks – with a bit of boredom.
And that blase tone seems to resonate with several of bitcoin’s most active developers, even those who were vocally unhappy when the Segwit2x proposal was first unveiled in May. But just a couple weeks away from the fork itself, it appears this outrage has turned steadily into annoyed acceptance.
In short, the contributors to bitcoin’s open-source code are optimistic for a simple reason: they don’t think Segwit2x will succeed in its attempt to become the main bitcoin blockchain…