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Recent newsletters and blog posts

  • Bitcoin Optech Newsletter #81

    This week’s newsletter requests help testing a pre-release of the next major version of LND, seeks review of a method for sending payments as part of a chaumian coinjoin mix, links to a work-in-progress protocol specification for discreet log contracts, and includes our regular sections about notable changes to popular services, client software, and infrastructure projects.

  • Bitcoin Optech Newsletter #80

    This week’s newsletter requests help testing the next version of LND, summarizes a discussion about soft fork activation mechanisms, and describes a few notable changes to popular Bitcoin infrastructure software.

  • Bitcoin Optech Newsletter #79

    This week’s newsletter summarizes the final week of the organized taproot review, describes a discussion about coinjoin mixing without either equal value inputs or outputs, and mentions a proposal to encode output script descriptors in end-user interfaces. Also included is our regular section about notable changes to popular Bitcoin infrastructure projects.

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