Thank you for this question! I am glad you ask.

  • Without HardFork Block 5101541 will be the last Block in Bitcoin.

Source: https://twitter.com/pwuille/status/1259990906997858304

  • Without SoftFork "Bitcoin's money supply to grow indefinitely, forever."

"carefully written to rely on undefined behaviour in the C++ specification" Source: https://en.bitcoin.it/wiki/BIP_0042

I do not want to spread FUD but we will all be dead by then ;(

Sidenote because of these lines of code i started coding:

int64_t nSubsidy = 50 * COIN; // Subsidy is cut in half every 210,000 blocks // which will occur approximately every 4 years. nSubsidy >>= (nHeight / 210000);

  • just beautiful

Thank this guy! https://web.archive.org/web/20161111112128/pieterwuillefacts.com/