Bruh it's like 5 lines of code.
$JPM's Jamie Dimon on bitcoin: "I'll just challenge the group to one other thing: how do you know it ends at 21 million? You all read the algorithms? You guys all believe that? I don't know, I've always been a skeptic of stuff like that."
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5:01 PM · Oct 11, 2021

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A common misconception is that Bitcoin must regularly check that the money supply remains under 21 million. In fact, there are 0 such explicit supply checks in Bitcoin Core. Why? It would be onerous to constantly sum 75+ million UTXOs. 21MM cap is implicit rather than explicit.
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yeah but do you believe all that
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dunno, I'm a skeptic of code
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5 lines of code in thousands of servers with no incentive to change them
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The code is immutable?
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Seems so. Remember what happened the last time you guys tried changing it?
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>he doesn't read the code ngmi
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Jamie Dimon reading algorithms:
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Hey man reading is hard
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