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Recent newsletters and blog posts

  • Bitcoin Optech Newsletter #212

    This week’s newsletter summarizes a discussion about lowering the default minimum transaction relay feerate in Bitcoin Core and other nodes. Also included are our regular sections with the summary of a Bitcoin Core PR Review Club, announcements of new releases and release candidates, and descriptions of notable changes to popular Bitcoin infrastructure projects.

  • Bitcoin Optech Newsletter #211

    This week’s newsletter describes a proposal to allow multiple derivation paths in a single output script descriptor and includes our regular section with summaries of notable changes to popular Bitcoin infrastructure projects.

  • Bitcoin Optech Newsletter #210

    This week’s newsletter describes a proposed BIP for creating signed messages for non-legacy addresses and summarizes a discussion about provably burning small amounts of bitcoin for denial of service protection. Also included are our regular sections with popular questions and answers from the Bitcoin Stack Exchange, announcements of new releases and releases candidates, and summaries of notable changes to popular Bitcoin infrastructure software.

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