Bitcoin Cash — the everyday Bitcoin

Bitcoin Cash — the everyday Bitcoin

The compact history of Bitcoin Cash

As you already know, Bitcoin Cash is closely connected to Bitcoin and created by a group of Bitcoin developers, miners, and investors not fully agreeing with each other. For example, many within the Bitcoin community wanted bigger block sizes, which would later initiate a hard fork that gave birth to Bitcoin Cash. As a result, the world of crypto was introduced with a new peer-to-peer electronic cash system with enhanced scalability and lower transaction fees compared to Bitcoin. Sure, Bitcoin was initially meant to be a handy peer-to-peer crypto for daily use as well, but over the years, its primary function shifted from a currency into an investment vehicle.

Bitcoin Cash software trivia

Bitcoin Cash is based on software directly forked from Bitcoin’s source code, so their software share a large portion of their DNA. For instance, both are open-source proof of work protocols, open to anyone contributing. Bitcoin Cash and Bitcoin also share a 10 minute block time and a maximum supply of 21 million coins. However, Bitcoin Cash has a higher limit for block size, enhancing transaction quantity in each block. The current block size of BCH is 32 MB, while a Bitcoin block is 1 MB in size. In addition, the difficulty of BCH mining adjusts according to the DAA difficulty adjustment algorithm, which is the case with Bitcoin as well.

Bitcoin Cash token and payments

Bitcoin Cash is often considered the “handy” version of Bitcoin due to its practicality in everyday payments. This does not come as a surprise, as BCH was specifically designed to be used as money; the core changes to the software are really about scalability and payment flexibility. When Bitcoin can handle seven transactions per second, for instance, for a credit card company, this number would be closer to 2.000 transactions — there was quite some room for improvement. This does explain the growing frustration towards Bitcoin’s transaction ability, and as a result, Bitcoin Cash was born. This currency is quick to send and receive between individuals and businesses. This is enabled with fast transaction times and a low level of fees.

The future of Bitcoin Cash

Bitcoin Cash is a widely used cryptocurrency often accepted alongside other major cryptos. It is a legacy from Bitcoin embodying the innovation ability of the blockchain industry. Interestingly, a part of the Bitcoin Cash community forked the BCH protocol to create a new cryptocurrency known as Bitcoin Satoshi Vision; this puts Bitcoin Cash in the same place as Bitcoin as a birth giver to Bitcoin Cash.

About BOTS

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