👉 Bitcoin Optech #251

Bitcoin Optech Newsletter #251

  • describes a proposal to begin testing HTLC endorsement
  • relays request for feedback about proposed specs for LSPs
  • discusses challenges with opening dual funded zero-conf channels
  • looks at advanced applications of payjoin txs - links to summaries of a recent meeting of Bitcoin Core developers
  • includes the first part of a new series about policies for transaction relay and mempool inclusion

Many nodes on the Bitcoin network store unconfirmed transactions in an in-memory pool, or mempool. This cache is an important resource for each node and enables the peer-to-peer transaction relay network.