We’ve been taking a break for the past two months while working on a website upgrade. Since we did not cover news in that time, we decided to make a series of recap articles covering the last two months, starting with news related Bitcoin Core and going through Lightning Network and its related updates.
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Piggybacking information within
payment_preimageis a suggestion by developer Jose Femenias, it is used to enable sharing a common secret seed between an offline device and an online LN node, both the devices calculate the same
per_transaction_secret, the node encrypts the PIN within the
payment_preimageand then when the LN wallet receives the
payment_preimageit decrypts it showing the PIN, this is provided as proof of payment to the offline device.