Last week, leading blockchain research and development outfit nChain introduced Bitcoin SV, a full node implementation for Bitcoin Cash (BCH). The node, created per a special request by CoinGeek and other Bitcoin BCH miners, is designed to fulfill the original vision of Satoshi Nakamoto. Bitcoin SV seeks to restore the original Bitcoin protocol and then avoid unnecessary changes that do not enhance the network. The announcement, as one can expect, led to a debate on how to address the maximum block size pre-coded in a BCH full node implementation, which is essentially the maximum block size that a Bitcoin BCH miner will accept from another miner. BCH miners can already configure block size Bitcoin SV’s initial plan was to raise the default maximum block size to 128MB—the block size increase that CoinGeek supports for the November 2018 BCH protocol upgrade. But the 128MB is just a step forward; it’s not
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