👉 Bitcoin Optech #165

  • describes a proposal for Bitcoin MIME types
  • summarizes a new decentralized mining pool paper
  • The ‘Use legacy relaying to download blocks in blocks-only mode’ Bitcoin Core PR Review Club meeting
  • includes twelfth post in the series about preparing for taproot: Vaults with taproot:

Contrary to batched payments that execute multiple payments with a single onchain transaction, vaults use multiple transactions to execute a single payment. The first transaction, the unvault, pays to either:
– a set of pubkeys after a relative timelock, or
– a single pubkey without any timelocks.

  • Bitcoin Core 22.0rc3
  • Bitcoin Core 0.21.2rc2
  • Notable code and documentation changes