Also covering Hidden destinations and Blinded paths
Rendez-vous routing, hidden destinations, and blinded paths are names for techniques that allow an LN node to send a payment to an unannounced node without learning where that node is in the network topology or what channels it shares with other nodes.
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Primary code and documentation
Optech newsletter and website mentions
- C-Lightning #3623 adds a minimal implementation for spending payments using blinded paths
- C-Lightning #3600 adds experimental support for onion messages using blinded paths
- Decoy nodes and lightweight rendez-vous routing (blinded paths)