Soft fork

Di CoinGecko | Aggiornato il Mar 03, 2020
Due to the decentralized nature of peer-to-peer cryptocurrency netowork, any updates or changes must be agreed by all participating nodes. Such code changes in the blockchain occur via chain forks, whereby when the network virtually splits in 2, each following different sets of rules. A soft fork event refers to when a fork occurred but old nodes can still participate in the network.

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