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Re: Elapsed-Time-Scaled Block Size
Given that nodes would not propagate future-dated blocks, what's a scenario
where gaming timestamps would be plausible?
On Nov 23, 2017 7:05 AM, "John Tromp" <john.tromp@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> Wouldn't this create an incentive for a miner to include all transactions
> with fees attached from the mempool and publish the block with a time
> enough in the future to allow that size of block?
Yes, it clearly provides incentives to lie about timestamps,
which I think is enough to make it a bad idea.