“That was does not kill Bitcoin, makes it stronger.” - Michael Saylor
The ability to send change to a custom external address is now merged in Joinmarket master:
I'm now in the process of testing the fidelity bond PR #872 in meticulous detail (it's one of the biggest changes we've ever had so it's not going to be done lightly! But it's going very well so far).
Bitcoin Optech newsletter #151 is here:
- describes a proposal to change Bitcoin Core’s transaction selection algorithm for miner block templates to slightly increase miner profitability and give fee bumping users more collective leverage
- announces HWI 2.0.2
- announces LND 0.13.0-beta.rc3
- notes changes to popular Bitcoin infrastructure software
Byzantine generals struggling to achieve consensus https://old.reddit.com/r/Bitcoin/comments/n9zq4w/byzantine_generals_struggling_to_achieve_consensus/
I opened a PR to add fidelity bonds to JoinMarket https://github.com/JoinMarket-Org/joinmarket-clientserver/pull/872
Helped my daughter with school presentation about #Bitcoin (topic was her choice, nothing to do with me). Wife listened and said "ohh, finally I understand what you are talking about". Should I try to write book "Bitcoin for teenagers" to learn how to explain things simpler? :)
gitian builders, it's that time again 😀
bitcoin core 0.21.1 release candidate 1 (v0.21.1rc1) has been tagged and this tutorial for building gitian sigs just updated
Why #bitcoin is so difficult to get?
1) there's little we can relate to and requires the understanding of different disciplines
2) FUD around it
3) a complex creature which is at the same time:
- a p2p network
- a currency/asset
- an open source software
In this PR @kristapsk makes an interesting point (as best I understand it) - what if the receiver in a payjoin contributes an unconfirmed utxo? BIP78 doesn't mention it afaik. Perhaps something should be added in regard to this?
An open letter in support of Richard M. Stallman.
Let's defend free software from totalitarian, violent and retarded US-centric identity politics.
Diversifying into altcoins makes about as much sense as diversifying into different metals during the gold stardard.
"Let's get some brass, nickle and rhodium just in case"
Stick with #Bitcoin.
Bitcoin dev (JoinMarket, Bitcoin Core, etc)
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