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April 02, 2014, 04:51:57 PM
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Would the profitability of it change?
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April 02, 2014, 05:31:31 PM
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Yes, There will also be many security issues relating to it.
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April 02, 2014, 08:14:38 PM
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Would the profitability of it change?

It would depend on how much smoothing happened.

Some alt coins retarget every block, but use the last 100-200 blocks rather than just the last block.

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April 03, 2014, 12:24:12 PM
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Using everyblock would produce high diff flunctuations when big miners/pools go off/on that would not be good.

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