Feed for category: core
Bitcoin Optech Newsletter #98
This week’s newsletter relays a request for comments on a proposed change to the BIP341 taproot transaction digest and briefly summarizes discussion about a new and more concise protocol for atomic swaps. Also included are our regular sections describing changes to services and client software, new releases and release candidates, and notable changes to popular Bitcoin infrastructure software.
Bitcoin Optech Newsletter #97
This week’s newsletter describes a proposal that taproot signatures make an additional commitment to spent scriptPubKeys and includes our regular sections with the summary of a Bitcoin Core PR Review Club meeting, a list of releases and release candidates, and descriptions of notable changes to popular Bitcoin infrastructure software.
Bitcoin Optech Newsletter #96
This week’s newsletter links to a discussion about using enhanced QR codes for communicating large transactions, includes a field report from Suredbits about building a high-availability LN node, and briefly summarizes several recently transcribed talks and conversations. Also included are our regular sections with releases, release candidates, and notable code changes from popular Bitcoin infrastructure software.
Bitcoin Optech Newsletter #95
This week’s newsletter summarizes the disclosure of an issue affecting the safety of routed LN payments and announces a new presigned vault proposal. Also included are our regular sections with popular questions and answers from the Bitcoin StackExchange, announcements of releases and release candidates, and descriptions of notable code changes in popular Bitcoin infrastructure projects.
Bitcoin Optech Newsletter #94
This week’s newsletter links to a prototype for creating vaults using pre-signed transactions and includes our regular sections about notable changes to services, client software, and popular Bitcoin infrastructure projects.
Bitcoin Optech Newsletter #93
This week’s newsletter summarizes a proposal for creating a unified multi-wallet backup that circumvents the inability to import BIP32 extended private keys into many wallets that support deterministic key derivation. Also included are our regular sections describing release candidates and changes to popular Bitcoin infrastructure software.
Bitcoin Optech Newsletter #92
This week’s newsletter describes work on simplified ECDSA adaptor signatures and includes our regular sections for Bitcoin Core PR Review Club discussion summaries, release announcements, and notable changes to popular Bitcoin infrastructure projects.