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Bitcoin Optech Newsletter #178
This week’s newsletter describes a post about fee-bumping research and contains our regular sections with the summary of a Bitcoin Core PR Review Club meeting, the latest releases and release candidates for Bitcoin software, and notable changes to popular infrastructure projects.
Bitcoin Optech Newsletter #177
This week’s newsletter describes a recently fixed interoperability issue between different LN software and includes our regular sections with a list of new releases and release candidates plus notable changes to popular Bitcoin infrastructure software.
Bitcoin Optech Newsletter #176
This week’s newsletter links to a discussion about how to allow LN users to choose between higher fees and higher payment reliability. Also included are our regular sections with popular questions and answers from the Bitcoin Stack Exchange, announcements of new releases and release candidates, and summaries of notable changes to popular Bitcoin infrastructure software.
Bitcoin Optech Newsletter #175
This week’s newsletter provides information about the activation of taproot and includes our regular sections with summaries of changes to services and client software, new releases and release candidates, and notable changes to popular Bitcoin infrastructure software.
Bitcoin Optech Newsletter #174
This week’s newsletter summarizes a post about ways of integrating discreet log contracts with LN channels, links to a detailed summary of the recent LN developer conference, and describes ideas for performing additional verification of compact block filters. Also included are our regular sections with the summary of a Bitcoin Core PR Review Club meeting, our final column about preparing for taproot activation, descriptions of new releases and release candidates, and a list of notable changes to popular infrastructure software.
Bitcoin Optech Newsletter #173
This week’s newsletter summarizes a discussion about submitting transactions directly to miners, links to a set of recommended taproot test vectors for wallet implementations, and includes our regular sections about preparing for taproot, new releases and release candidates, and notable changes to popular Bitcoin infrastructure projects.
Bitcoin Optech Newsletter #172
This week’s newsletter includes our regular sections with summaries of popular questions and answers from the Bitcoin Stack Exchange, information about preparing for taproot activation, a list of new releases and release candidates, and descriptions of notable changes to popular Bitcoin infrastructure projects.
Bitcoin Optech Newsletter #171
This week’s newsletter summarizes a thread about paying frequently-offline LN nodes, describes a set of proposals for lowering the cost of LN payment path probing in order to make certain attacks more expensive, and links to instructions useful for creating taproot transactions on signet and testnet. Also included are our regular sections describing recent changes to clients and services, new releases and release candidates, and notable changes to popular Bitcoin infrastructure software.
Bitcoin Optech Newsletter #170
This week’s newsletter describes a vulnerability recently fixed in several LN implementations and summarizes a proposal providing multiple benefits for upgrading the LN protocol to take advantage of features in taproot. Also included are our regular sections with the summary of a recent Bitcoin Core PR Review Club meeting, information about preparing for taproot, listings of new software releases and release candidates, and descriptions of notable changes to popular Bitcoin infrastructure software.
Bitcoin Optech Newsletter #169
This week’s newsletter summarizes a proposal to add transaction heritage identifiers to Bitcoin and includes our regular sections with information about preparing for taproot, a list of new releases and release candidates, and summaries of notable changes to popular Bitcoin infrastructure software.