A full-node implementation of the Bitcoin protocol written in Rust, the Parity Bitcoin client, announces its recent upgrade that includes support for SegWit, SegWit2x and Bitcoin Cash.
Thus, according to the company, Parity Bitcoin does not favour any scaling approach or any chain fork rule over another. However, the company's users have to be able to decide which version of Bitcoin they wish to run. This decision received a great feedback from the community so far.
The way it should be. Thanks parity for allowing your users to decide what they want.
However, as reported, Parity Bitcoin defaults to the Bitcoin chain with the majority of hashrate with SegWit enabled. Users supporting user activated hard-fork can use the
--bitcoin-cash flag to synchronize the Bitcoin Cash chain. In addition, the client allows support for SegWit2x by passing the