Ethereum (ETH) developers are at a crossroads in a disagreement over software that could result in the platform splitting in two.

Late last week, top Ethereum developers disagreed about a proposal called EIP 999, a fix for typos and bugs that would return $264 million in lost funds, Coindesk reported Wednesday.

In an update to its original story, CoinDesk said key members have since said they’re committed to finding a compromise.

Although the supporters of EIP 999 want a platform that protects against costly and avoidable mistakes, others fear the changes could threaten the blockchain’s security and platform integrity. If its two key sources of software, Parity and Geth, are unable to reach a joint solution, the result could be two Ethereums. Read more here.

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