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Recent newsletters and blog posts
This week’s newsletter describes discussion about a desired replacement for some of the features of the BIP70 payment protocol and summarizes proposals for a standardized way to exchange fraud proofs for Discreet Log Contracts (DLCs). Also included are our regular sections describing new software releases, available release candidates, and notable changes to popular Bitcoin infrastructure software.
This week’s newsletter describes the results of discussion about choosing activation parameters for a taproot soft fork and includes our regular sections with selected questions and answers from the Bitcoin StackExchange, releases and release candidates, and notable changes to popular Bitcoin infrastructure software.