# Safecoin Divisibility Topic

This topic is for the discussion of Safecoin divisibilty.

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I thought this would be a good topic to revisit, considering the rise of the fiat exchange rate for MSC.

Whats this MSC you keep posting about? I thought this was a MAID forum.

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I think itâ€™s MicroSoftCoinâ€¦ not sure.

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I assume msc is maidsafecoin?

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Im not a dev, nor have i done the math, also i may be wrong how it works. but assuming the address space would be composed completely of farmable coins 1 full coin = 1 private key, where a farm rate allows you to claim the private key to control a safecoin for yourself.
what about going to the next higher power for the address space. so when you do a farm attempt you claim a number of private keys in the space that represent a fraction of a safecoin totaling a full coin. end goal, the new address spaceâ€™s coins just push the decimal.

(cons - possible bloat, extra validation time needed?)

sorry i canâ€™t convey this better. if anyone understands it maybe they can toss up some numbers.

(random numbers to illustrate point) 40^5 = 102,400,000units while 40^6 = 4,096,000,000atomic units
if 40^5 was coins then the address space would have 40 seperate private keys or atomic units or whatever per full coin consisting of .025 of what youd like to call a whole coin each.

MSC was previously used for mastercoin, which is now omni. MAID is used for maidsafecoin and once safecoin launches I guess it will use SAFE.

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The downside is more data for the network to update when a large transaction is made. It also only pushes the problem out into the future.

Personally, I think neither of these are show strippers and could resolve the problem for some a long time. When divisible coins become needed, then thwre could be a fresh look at the problem.

If the devs already have great solution for dividing coins, that may be preferable though.

Edit: To add, small farming rewards are key to decentralisation too. So, it isnâ€™t just about spending small amounts, it is about farming for them too. This is perhaps equally as important for network health.

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