Bitcoin XT - Definition from the Hotspot Shield Encyclopedia
Bitcoin XT is a derivative of the main Bitcoin cryptocurrency that uses the core Bitcoin reference client.
This fork of Bitcoin aims at increasing the Blocksize cap and has been highly debated. The Bitcoin XT proposal has not yet been implemented on the Bitcoin network as it has not gained enough public support. Bitcoin XT is available for usage and many people have chosen it over the standard Bitcoin currency. Bitcoin XT basically builds on the original Bitcoin with several patches and improvements, and aims to improve the speed and functionality of Bitcoin. The release of Bitcoin XT gained great media coverage due to the split it caused in the Bitcoin market and the debates it created over the core functionality of Bitcoin as a currency.