I think this can actually explain a lot of past hard fork dynamics. Without an explicitly agreed process for agreement, people have to predict the implicit process that others are most likely to agree on and resort to. (1/7) https://social.that.world/@wei/106336302936496207
In this sense, on-chain governance may not be perfect, but in most cases, including for base-layer blockchains, it is better than hard fork governance, because you can always improve the rules and draw a much larger opinion sample to reach an enforceable decision. (7/7)
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