Tag: bitcoin optech

Aug 19 2021

Should The Bitcoin “Dust Limit” Be Removed

Aug 19 2021 Published at Bitcoin Magazine under tags  bitcoin optech technical

Should the “dust limit,” which denies Bitcoin transactions below a certain output value, be removed?The Bitcoin Optech newsletter provides readers with a top-level summary of the most important technical news happening in Bitcoin, along with resources that help them learn more. To help our readers stay up- to-date with Bitcoin, we're republishing the latest issue of this newsletter below. Remember to...

Aug 11 2021

New Implementation For Bitcoin Mixing Service CoinJoin Improves Sybil Resistance

This week’s Bitcoin Optech newsletter details a JoinMarket implementation improvement for CoinJoin bitcoin mixing and more.The Bitcoin Optech newsletter provides readers with a top-level summary of the most important technical news happening in Bitcoin, along with resources that help them learn more. To help our readers stay up-to-date with Bitcoin, we're republishing the latest issue of this newsletter...

Aug 04 2021

Bitcoin Optech #160: Preparing For Taproot And More

Aug 04 2021 Published at Bitcoin Magazine under tags  bitcoin optech taproot technical

This week’s Bitcoin Optech newsletter details how to prepare for Taproot, releases and changes to Bitcoin infrastructure projects.The Bitcoin Optech newsletter provides readers with a top-level summary of the most important technical news happening in Bitcoin, along with resources that help them learn more. To help our readers stay up-to-date with Bitcoin, we're republishing the latest issue of this...

Jul 28 2021

Bitcoin Optech #159: Stack Exchange And Taproot

Jul 28 2021 Published at Bitcoin Magazine under tags  bitcoin optech taproot technical

This week’s newsletter features regular sections like Bitcoin Stack Exchange Q&A; and the latest column about preparing for Taproot.The Bitcoin Optech newsletter provides readers with a top-level summary of the most important technical news happening in Bitcoin, along with resources that help them learn more. To help our readers stay up-to-date with Bitcoin, we're republishing the latest issue of this...

Jul 21 2021

Bitcoin Optech #158: Why Wallets Should Wait Before Generating Taproot Addresses

This week’s newsletter discusses changes to services and client software and why wallets should wait before generating Taproot addresses.The Bitcoin Optech newsletter provides readers with a top-level summary of the most important technical news happening in Bitcoin, along with resources that help them learn more. To help our readers stay up-to-date with Bitcoin, we're republishing the latest issue of...

Jul 14 2021

Bitcoin Optech #157: Proposed New Opcodes And Wiki Pages

Jul 14 2021 Published at Bitcoin Magazine under tags  bitcoin optech opcode technical

This week’s newsletter contains a summary of a discussion on a proposed new opcode, links to updated wiki pages and more.The Bitcoin Optech newsletter provides readers with a top-level summary of the most important technical news happening in Bitcoin, along with resources that help them learn more. To help our readers stay up-to-date with Bitcoin, we're republishing the latest issue of this...

Jul 07 2021

Bitcoin Optech #156: BIPs, Standards Documents And More

Jul 07 2021 Published at Bitcoin Magazine under tags  bips bitcoin optech technical

This week’s newsletter describes BIPs for output script descriptors, standards documents for LN Protocol interoperability, and more.The Bitcoin Optech newsletter provides readers with a top-level summary of the most important technical news happening in Bitcoin, along with resources that help them learn more. To help our readers stay up-to-date with Bitcoin, we're republishing the latest issue of this...

Jun 30 2021

Bitcoin Optech #155: Proposed BIPs And Bitcoin Stack Exchange

Jun 30 2021 Published at Bitcoin Magazine under tags  bip bitcoin optech technical

This week’s newsletter describes two proposed BIPs related to wallet support for Taproot, and features Q&A; from Bitcoin Stack Exchange.The Bitcoin Optech newsletter provides readers with a top-level summary of the most important technical news happening in Bitcoin, along with resources that help them learn more. To help our readers stay up-to-date with Bitcoin, we're republishing the latest issue of this...

Jun 23 2021

Bitcoin Optech #154: Universal Transaction RBF And Taproot

Jun 23 2021 Published at Bitcoin Magazine under tags  bitcoin optech rbf taproot technical

This week’s newsletter discusses universal transaction replacement by fee, and includes the first post in a Taproot preparation series.The Bitcoin Optech newsletter provides readers with a top-level summary of the most important technical news happening in Bitcoin, along with resources that help them learn more. To help our readers stay up-to-date with Bitcoin, we're republishing the latest issue of this...

Jun 16 2021

Bitcoin Optech #153: Locking In Taproot

Jun 16 2021 Published at Bitcoin Magazine under tags  bip bitcoin optech taproot technical

This week’s newsletter celebrates the lock-in of Taproot, describes a draft BIP for improving transaction privacy and more.The Bitcoin Optech newsletter provides readers with a top-level summary of the most important technical news happening in Bitcoin, along with resources that help them learn more. To help our readers stay up-to-date with Bitcoin, we're republishing the latest issue of this newsletter...

Jun 09 2021

Bitcoin Optech #152: Lightning Node Payments And More

This week’s newsletter describes a LN node payment proposal, Bitcoin Core PR Review Club meeting and more.The Bitcoin Optech newsletter provides readers with a top-level summary of the most important technical news happening in Bitcoin, along with resources that help them learn more. To help our readers stay up-to-date with Bitcoin, we're republishing the latest issue of this newsletter below. Remember to...

Jun 02 2021

Bitcoin Optech #151: Transaction Selection

Jun 02 2021 Published at Bitcoin Magazine under tags  bitcoin optech technical

This week's Bitcoin Optech newsletter describes a proposal to change Bitcoin Core’s transaction selection algorithm and more.The Bitcoin Optech newsletter provides readers with a top-level summary of the most important technical news happening in Bitcoin, along with resources that help them learn more. To help our readers stay up-to-date with Bitcoin, we're republishing the latest issue of this newsletter...

May 26 2021

Bitcoin Optech #150: Libera.Chat And Celebrating 150 Editions

This week’s newsletter features a letter from John Newbery, founder of Bitcoin Optech, information about IRC channel updates and more.The Bitcoin Optech newsletter provides readers with a top-level summary of the most important technical news happening in Bitcoin, along with resources that help them learn more. To help our readers stay up-to-date with Bitcoin, we're republishing the latest issue of this...

May 19 2021

Bitcoin Optech #149: Relay Reliability Workshops And More

This week’s newsletter discussed the previously proposed transaction relay reliability workshop, updates to Bitcoin software and more.The Bitcoin Optech newsletter provides readers with a top-level summary of the most important technical news happening in Bitcoin, along with resources that help them learn more. To help our readers stay up-to-date with Bitcoin, we're republishing the latest issue of this...

May 12 2021

Bitcoin Optech #148: A Security Disclosure Affecting Protocols

This week’s newsletter covers a security disclosure, a summary of a Bitcoin Core PR Review Club meeting and more.The Bitcoin Optech newsletter provides readers with a top-level summary of the most important technical news happening in Bitcoin, along with resources that help them learn more. To help our readers stay up-to-date with Bitcoin, we're republishing the latest issue of this newsletter below....

May 05 2021

Bitcoin Optech #147: Miner Activation Of Taproot And More

This week’s newsletter encourages miners to begin signaling for Taproot, discusses closing lost Lightning Network channels and more.The Bitcoin Optech newsletter provides readers with a top-level summary of the most important technical news happening in Bitcoin, along with resources that help them learn more. To help our readers stay up-to-date with Bitcoin, we're republishing the latest issue of this...

Apr 28 2021

Bitcoin Optech #146: Splicing, Workshop Announcements And More

This week’s newsletter covers using Lightning Network splicing, announcements for a layer-crossing workshop and more.The Bitcoin Optech newsletter provides readers with a top-level summary of the most important technical news happening in Bitcoin, along with resources that help them learn more. To help our readers stay up-to-date with Bitcoin, we're republishing the latest issue of this newsletter below....

Apr 21 2021

Bitcoin Optech #145: Lightning Network Offers, Taproot And More

This week’s newsletter covers using Lightning Network offers to address stuck payments, Taproot activation and more.The Bitcoin Optech newsletter provides readers with a top-level summary of the most important technical news happening in Bitcoin, along with resources that help them learn more. To help our readers stay up-to-date with Bitcoin, we're republishing the latest issue of this newsletter below....

Apr 14 2021

Bitcoin Optech #144: Taproot, Bitcoin Core Meetings And More

This week’s newsletter covers progress on Taproot activation, a Bitcoin Core PR Review Club meeting and more.The Bitcoin Optech newsletter provides readers with a top-level summary of the most important technical news happening in Bitcoin, along with resources that help them learn more. To help our readers stay up-to-date with Bitcoin, we're republishing the latest issue of this newsletter below. Remember...

Apr 07 2021

Bitcoin Optech Newsletter #143: LN Node Software

This week’s Bitcoin Optech newsletter includes a release for LN node software and notable changes to Bitcoin Core.The Bitcoin Optech newsletter provides readers with a top-level summary of the most important technical news happening in Bitcoin, along with resources that help them learn more. To help our readers stay up-to-date with Bitcoin, we're...

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