Feed for publication: bitcoin-optech
Bitcoin Optech Newsletter #110
This week’s newsletter summarizes a discussion about SIGHASH_ANYPREVOUT and eltoo, includes a field report showing how 57,000 BTC could have been saved in transaction fees using segwit and batching, and provides our regular sections with the summary of a Bitcoin Core PR Review Club meeting, releases and release candidates, and notable changes to popular Bitcoin infrastructure projects.
Bitcoin Optech Newsletter #109
This week’s newsletter describes the new Minsc policy language and contains our regular sections with recently transcribed talks and conversations, releases and release candidates, and notable changes to popular Bitcoin infrastructure projects.
Bitcoin Optech Newsletter #108
This week’s newsletter describes a proposal to allow upgrading LN channel commitment transaction formats without opening new channels and includes a field report from River Financial about building wallet software using PSBTs and descriptors. Also included are our regular sections with selected questions and answers from the Bitcoin StackExchange, recent releases and release candidates, and notable changes to popular Bitcoin infrastructure projects.
Bitcoin Optech Newsletter #107
This week’s newsletter links to several discussions about activating taproot and summarizes a proposed update to BIP173 bech32 addresses. Also included are our regular sections summarizing interesting changes to services and client software, releases and release candidates, and notable changes to popular Bitcoin infrastructure software.
Bitcoin Optech Newsletter #105
This week’s newsletter summarizes a proposed BIP for BIP32-based path templates and includes our regular sections with the summary of a Bitcoin Core PR Review Club meeting, releases and release candidates, and notable changes to popular Bitcoin infrastructure software.
Bitcoin Optech Newsletter #104
This week’s newsletter summarizes a discussion about mining incentives related to HTLCs and links to an announcement about a proposed service to store and relay presigned transactions. Also included are our regular sections with recently transcribed talks and conversations, new releases and release candidates, and notable changes to popular Bitcoin infrastructure projects.
Bitcoin Optech Newsletter #103
This week’s newsletter summarizes a newly published fee ransom attack against LN users, links to continued discussion about the attack against LN atomicity, and shares a reminder about collision attacks on RIPEMD160-based addresses in multiparty protocols. Also included are our regular sections with popular questions and answers from the Bitcoin StackExchange, a list of releases and release candidates published this week, and notable changes to popular Bitcoin infrastructure projects.