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Bitcoin: A revolution on the horizon!

Wed 14 Jun 2023 ▪ 3 min of reading ▪ by Ariela R.
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Ordinal inscriptions of Bitcoin are currently experiencing a meteoric rise. However, they are dividing the Bitcoin community. And with the latest upgrade, called “Recursive Inscriptions,” the controversy is likely to resurface. Nonetheless, recursive inscriptions prove advantageous for Bitcoin by transforming the blockchain into a platform for video games.

New bitcoin upgrade, recursive inscriptions
The announcement of recursive inscriptions on Bitcoin brings joy to many (Source: Twitter)

A controversial upgrade to Bitcoin inscriptions

Called “Recursive Inscriptions,” the latest Bitcoin upgrade once again sparks controversy over the usage of the blockchain. This new upgrade allows registrations to indirectly bypass the 4 MB block space limit. The idea is similar to that of BRC721. While the size of each individual inscription does not exceed 4 MB, the combined registration can now surpass this limit.

The benefits of recursive inscriptions for Bitcoin

Already a topic of debate, recursive Bitcoin inscriptions offer several advantages. Previously, it was possible to register files on the Bitcoin chain. However, they had to be smaller than 4 MB and could not reference each other. With this, files can now request the content of other registrations using a special syntax.

Deciphering: Instead of individually registering a large number of JPEG files for a profile image collection, it is now possible to register the characteristics of the collection in one go. Multiple other registrations can even utilize these characteristics to display the images in a programmed manner. This significantly saves on transaction fees.

This functionality also opens up possibilities for integrating 3D art on the blockchain. It might even enable the full execution of complex video games on Bitcoin. Recursive inscriptions also facilitate the storage of code packages for advanced applications.

With recursive inscriptions, Bitcoin is transforming into a promising platform for video games and other innovative applications. They provide new opportunities for saving on transaction fees and integrating 3D art. Additionally, they allow for the execution of complex video games and the storage of code packages for advanced applications.

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Ariela R. avatar
Ariela R.

Je m'appelle Ariela et j'ai 31 ans. J'oeuvre dans le domaine de la rédaction web depuis maintenant 7 ans. Je n'ai découvert le trading et la cryptomonnaie que depuis quelques années. Mais c'est un univers qui m'intéresse beaucoup. Et les sujets traités au sein de la plateforme me permettent d'en apprendre davantage. Chanteuse à mes heures perdues, je cultive aussi une grande passion pour la musique et la lecture (et les animaux !)


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