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@Bushstar Bushstar released this Nov 9, 2018 · 3 commits to master since this release

Hardfork block 370,000
Subsidy change on block height 370,000, reward dropping to 10 coins per block. Reduces every 1,681,920 subsequent blocks to 8 coins, 4 coins, 2 coins and then 1 coin thereafter.

Change from previous version
First major release since 0.8 which incorporate many changes the most note worth of which are listed below.

  • BIP34 Block v2 soft fork, Height in Coinbase
  • Segregated Witness BIP9 Soft Fork
    • Elimination of unwanted transaction malleability
    • Capacity increase
    • Weighting data based on how it affects node performance
    • Signature covers value
    • Linear scaling of sighash operations
    • Increased security for multisig
    • More efficient almost-full-node security
    • Script versioning
  • Faster synchronization
  • Compact Block support
  • Hierarchical Deterministic Key Generation
  • Dynamic transaction fee
  • RPC Access Control Changes
    • -rpcallowip=192.168.1.* becomes -rpcallowip=
    • -rpcallowip=* becomes -rpcallowip=::/0
  • REST interface with -rest flag
  • Watch-only wallet support
  • Block file pruning
  • Memory usage optimization
  • Reduce upload traffic
  • Direct headers announcement
  • Notifications through ZMQ
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