This week’s newsletter summarizes a discussion about storing data in transaction witnesses and references a conversation about mitigating LN jamming. Also included are our regular sections with the summary of a Bitcoin Core PR Review Club meeting and descriptions of notable changes to popular Bitcoin infrastructure software.
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"The new mailing list archive can be viewed in the online interface (no Google account required) and is also backed up externally at https://gnusha.org/pi/bitcoindev. The old mailing list contents can also be viewed there."
LN Markets announced a $3 million seed round led by ego death capital and introduced DLC Markets - a new way to trade derivatives for institutions.
"Since Bitcoin transaction fees are based not upon the value being transacted, but upon the data size of the transaction, it can become very important to ensure that your wallet balance is NOT composed of many low value UTXOs."
"Due to external requirements, new loan originations to individual borrowers will be paused beginning January 1, 2024. We will continue originating new loans for legal entities such as LLCs or corporations after January 1 for business or investment purposes."