|Implementation(s)||Bitcoin Classic Core|
|Initial release||0.1.0 /|
|Latest release||22.0 /|
|Hash function||SHA-256 (two rounds)|
Bitcoin Classic is a cryptocurrency that is a fork of Bitcoin.  In its first 8 months, Bitcoin Classic promoted a single increase of the maximum block size from one megabyte to two megabytes. In November 2016 this changed and the project moved to a solution that moved the limit out of the software rules into the hands of the miners and nodes.
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