Ethereum as a Sidechain on Bitcoin?

Ethereum's scripting language looks awesome and seems very developer friendly.

What are the creators' objections against launching Ethereum as a sidechain on top of Bitcoin? I imagine this will negate concerns about:

1. Achieving critical mass adoption as a standalone altcoin.
2. Lack of mining power in comparison to Bitcoin.

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  • StephanTualStephanTual London, EnglandMember, Moderator Posts: 1,282 mod
    edited March 2015
    Sidechains (when they are launched) will carry token value across using two way pegs via proof of burn. They don't carry across contract code, contract storage, dapps...
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