Question: Can zeros be added to Bitcoin, increasing the number of sathoshis from 100m to more than 100M? It is alleged on twitter that zeros can be added and that it is already so on LN. If so, why wouldn't this be increasing the supply of BTC? Even if it is still 21m BTC, it would be more satoshis, which I understand is the base unit anyway.


@KingWm This whole confusion arose because some people talked about the internal variables in Lightning containing sub-satoshi values for calcs. For the main chain to do anything like this, it would require everyone to agree, which I think is highly unlikely. Lightning tx's resolve on the chain, so any talk of sub-satoshi crap is just so much noise.

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