BIPs bitcoin improvement proposals

91 - Reduced threshold Segwit MASF

<pre> BIP: 91 Layer: Consensus (soft fork) Title: Reduced threshold Segwit MASF Author: James Hilliard <james.hilliard1@gmail.com> Comments-Summary: No comments yet. Comments-URI: https://github.com/bitcoin/bips/wiki/Comments:BIP-0091 Status: Final Type: Standards Track Created: 2017-05-22 License: BSD-3-Clause CC0-1.0 </pre> ==Abstract== This document specifies a method to activate the existing BIP9 segwit deployment with a majority hashpower less than 95%. ==Definitions== "existing segwit deployment" refer to the BIP9 "segwit" deployment using bit 1, between November 15th 2016 and November 15th 2017 to activate BIP141, BIP143 and BIP147. ==Motivation== Segwit increases the blocksize, fixes transaction malleability, and makes scripting easier to upgrade as well as bringing many other [https://bitcoincore.org/en/2016/01/26/segwit-benefits/ benefits]. This BIP provides a way for a simple majority of miners to coordinate activation of the existing se...