@SatoshiLite: Running your own node is like having your own watch. You use it to tell time without relying on others. (e.g. miners) If everyone has their own watch, actual time can only change if everyone agrees to change it. (e.g. DST) Time is only useful when everyone is on the same time.

@SatoshiLite: Running your own node is like having your own watch. You use it to tell time without relying on others. (e.g. miners) If everyone has their own watch, actual time can only change if everyone agrees to change it. (e.g. DST) Time is only useful when everyone is on the same time. submitted by /u/CBDoctor
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Why are 0.13.1 Core nodes connecting only to Witness (e.g. 0.13.1) nodes?

I have my Core 0.13.1 node configured to connect to 16 nodes, and invariably I see it connected only to other 0.13.1 nodes, even though, according to bitnodes leaderboard, these nodes form a minority.

Why is the selection logic this restrictive?

I am also noticing my 0.13.1 node that accepts incoming connecting as relatively overloaded I/O-wise since it upgraded.

I can understand this selection logic being necessary once SegWit activates, but why already, given we don’t know yet whether SegWit will activate?

Related: https://github.com/bitcoin/bitcoin/issues/9051

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BlockCypher API – how to pass token and other parameters e.g. Unspent Only

I want to see Unspent transactions thus I use: http://api.blockcypher.com/v1/btc/main/addrs/xxxxxxxxxxxxxx?unspentOnly=true

I want to use a Token, thus I use http://api.blockcypher.com/v1/btc/main/addrs/xxxxxxxxxxxxxx/token=yyyyyyyyyyyyy

But when I try to use both, http://api.blockcypher.com/v1/btc/main/addrs/xxxxxxxxxxxxxx/token=yyyyyyyyyyyyy?unspentOnly=true

then I get an error that API call limits have been reached even though it is my first call for the day or hour , and if i remove the token then it works again.

How do I pass both the token and additional parameter (unspentOnly=true)

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