Why do blocks keep being mined when there are no transactions happening?

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Hi as per above question. I'm curious as to why blocks are being mined and appended when no transactions are happening, is it a default setting for demo purposes?

asked Oct 10, 2016 by anonymous

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answered Oct 11, 2016 by MultiChain
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Version 1.0 alpha 28 of MultiChain adds a mine-empty-rounds parameter which controls how long mining goes on for, after there are no new transactions: http://www.multichain.com/developers/blockchain-parameters/

answered Feb 17, 2017 by MultiChain