Feed for publication: bitcoin-optech
Bitcoin Optech Newsletter #214
This week’s newsletter links to the overview of a guide about channel jamming attacks and summarizes several updates to a PR for silent payments. Also included are our regular sections with descriptions of changes to popular services and clients, announcements of new releases and release candidates, and summaries of notable changes to popular Bitcoin infrastructure software.
Bitcoin Optech Newsletter #213
This week’s newsletter describes how BLS signatures could be used to improve DLCs without consensus changes to Bitcoin and includes our regular sections with announcements of new software releases and release candidates, plus summaries of notable changes to popular Bitcoin infrastructure software.
Bitcoin Optech Newsletter #212
This week’s newsletter summarizes a discussion about lowering the default minimum transaction relay feerate in Bitcoin Core and other nodes. Also included are our regular sections with the summary of a Bitcoin Core PR Review Club, announcements of new releases and release candidates, and descriptions of notable changes to popular Bitcoin infrastructure projects.
Bitcoin Optech Newsletter #211
This week’s newsletter describes a proposal to allow multiple derivation paths in a single output script descriptor and includes our regular section with summaries of notable changes to popular Bitcoin infrastructure projects.
Bitcoin Optech Newsletter #210
This week’s newsletter describes a proposed BIP for creating signed messages for non-legacy addresses and summarizes a discussion about provably burning small amounts of bitcoin for denial of service protection. Also included are our regular sections with popular questions and answers from the Bitcoin Stack Exchange, announcements of new releases and releases candidates, and summaries of notable changes to popular Bitcoin infrastructure software.
Bitcoin Optech Newsletter #209
This week’s newsletter summarizes several related discussions about providing a sustainable long term block reward for Bitcoin. Also included are our regular sections with descriptions of new features for clients and services, announcements of new releases and release candidates, and summaries of notable changes to popular Bitcoin infrastructure software.
Bitcoin Optech Newsletter #208
This week’s newsletter summarizes discussions about half aggregation of schnorr signatures, a workaround for protocols that can’t reliably use x-only pubkeys, and allowing deliberately slow LN payment forwarding. Also included are our regular sections with the summary of a Bitcoin Core PR Review Club, announcements of releases and relase candidates, and descriptions of notable changes to popular Bitcoin infrastructure projects.
Bitcoin Optech Newsletter #207
This week’s newsletter summarizes discussions about long-term block reward funding, alternatives to BIP47 reusable payment codes, options for announcing LN channel splices, LN routing fee collection strategies, and onion message rate limiting. Also included are our regular sections with announcements of new software releases and release candidates, plus summaries of notable changes to popular Bitcoin infrastructure software.
Bitcoin Optech Newsletter #206
This week’s newsletter includes our regular sections summarizing popular questions and answers from Bitcoin Stack Exchange, announcing new software releases and release candidates, and describing recent changes to Bitcoin infrastructure software.
Bitcoin Optech Newsletter #205
This week’s newsletter describes a proposed option for Bitcoin Core that would make it easier to enable transaction replacement even for transactions that don’t opt-in to BIP125, links to information about the Hertzbleed sidechannel vulnerability, summarizes the conclusion of a discussion about time stamping system design, and examines a new anti-sybil protocol that uses Bitcoin UTXOs. Also included are our regular sections with descriptions of interesting new features in Bitcoin clients and services, announcements of new releases and release candidates, and summaries of notable changes to popular Bitcoin infrastructure software.