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Recent newsletters and blog posts

  • Bitcoin Optech Newsletter #42

    This week’s newsletter requests testing of the latest release candidates for Bitcoin Core and LND, describes how helping people accept payments to bech32 addresses can lower fees, and lists notable code changes in popular Bitcoin projects.

  • Bitcoin Optech Newsletter #41

    This week’s newsletter requests testing for release candidates of Bitcoin Core and LND, describes a discussion about UTXO snapshots for fast initial syncing of nodes, and provides regular coverage of bech32 sending support and notable merges in popular Bitcoin infrastructure projects.

  • Bitcoin Optech Newsletter #40

    This week’s newsletter notes a spike in estimated transaction fees, describes LN trampoline payments, and publicizes Bitcoin Core’s intent to default its built-in wallet to bech32 receiving addresses in version 0.20 or earlier. Also included are regular sections about bech32 sending support and notable code changes in popular Bitcoin infrastructure projects.

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