This is a quote from the book "On Zero Confirmation Transactions" by Chris Pacia
...that I know of. The first was a mining pool called BitUndo which was run out of the Bitcoin community with pitchforks without a single miner joining the pool. The second was when Peter Todd conv
inced some horrifically confused Chinese miners to use his patch only to have them switch back hours later when they realized the mistake they made. Typically, only dogmatists cling to a theory
in the face of overwhelming empirical evidence to the contrary.
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So why haven’t miners rushed to adopt this “profit maximizing” policy? Well maybe one reason is that it isn’t...