BitMEX has formally introduced the launch of a brand new BitMEX-sponsored web site known as ForkMonitor.data, which can be used to maintain monitor of the happenings surrounding each softfork and hardfork community upgrades for Bitcoin (BTC) and Bitcoin Money (BCH).
Bitcoin Money (BCH) is the star of the brand new web site, nevertheless, as ForkMonitor runs eight BCH nodes, versus 5 BTC notes. That is unsurprisingly because of the upcoming Bitcoin Money hardfork, which is one thing of the flavor-of-the-week for the start of November.
The workforce at ForkMonitor will rebalance the brand new websites focus after the completion of BCH’s hardfork, nevertheless. Notes an official weblog publish:
The plan is to run extra variations of Bitcoin Core (particularly older variations), in addition to impartial implementations reminiscent of Bcoin, BTCD and Libbitcoin. This can be useful in recognizing any consensus bugs, such because the inflation bug CVE-2018-17144, which was found in September 2018.
ForkMonitor’s code can even be open supply in an effort to encourage comparable monitoring from different organizations.
Get the Fork Out
The a lot anticipated Bitcoin Money hardfork is scheduled to happen round 16:40 UTC on Nov 15, 2018.
Three competitor chains could come into existence, as famous by BitMEX: