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Recent newsletters and blog posts

  • Bitcoin Optech Newsletter #219

    This week’s newsletter describes a proposal to allow LN nodes to advertise capacity-dependent feerates and announces a software fork of Bitcoin Core focused on testing major protocol changes on signet. Also included are our regular sections with summaries of popular questions and answers from the Bitcoin Stack Exchange, announcements of new releases and release candidates, and descriptions of notable changes to popular Bitcoin infrastructure software.

  • Bitcoin Optech Newsletter #218

    This week’s newsletter summarizes a discussion about using SIGHASH_ANYPREVOUT to emulate aspects of drivechains. Also included are our regular sections describing recent changes to services, client software, and popular Bitcoin infrastructure software.

  • Bitcoin Optech Newsletter #217

    This week’s newsletter includes our regular section with the summary of a Bitcoin Core PR Review Club meeting, a list of new software releases and release candidates, and summaries of notable changes to popular Bitcoin infrastructure projects.

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