An agreement that split the community: with the New York Agreement (NYA), bitcoin greats, such as miners and exchanges, should pave the way for SegWit2x. The targeted Hard Fork should bring in mid-November, the last part of the agreement, the increase in block-size. With the spin-off of Bitcoin Cash SegWit2X but stumbled – and now found an official end.
As the smooth transition from SegWit1x to SegWit2x can not be guaranteed, Belshe and other large representatives of SegWit2x are retreating. Next to him are Wences Casares, Jihan Wu (Bitmain), Jeff Garzik, Peter Smith and Erik Voorhees.