UPDATE: Instead of completely disabling "hold zaps" to Zeus wallet, Mutiny wallet has made it an optional feature. Users can now choose whether they want to risk Lightning channel force-closures by paying "hodl zaps" to Zeus wallet users by enabling or disabling it in settings.
- "We have recently disabled the ability to zap ZEUS wallet users from Mutiny," was announced on Nostr today.
"You may still pay their invoices or LN addresses normally but a big problem we were seeing was force closed channels due to stuck payments to Zeus due to their work arounds with locked payments. Which harm both the user experience and other lightning nodes on the network."
- "Since nostr users are mostly unaware if they're zapping Zeus users or not, we are taking this step proactively to protect users from having a 10 sat zap costing them serious on chain channel closing (and reopening) fees."
"The approach we are working on for solving lightning addresses on mobile wallets is a fedimint hybrid approach where the sats end up at a federation if you are offline but get swept to your self custodial channel when you come online.Payments will settle instantly with the federation and it won't lock up unnecessary HTLCs on the network."
- "Ideally we get the ability to do offline receives normally on LN but that future is looking really grim with LND's continued priorities on shitcoins instead of features, and offline receives depends on a network wide upgrade."
- "ZEUS will never block payment to our competitors’ wallets, disparage or belittle anyone trying push Bitcoin adoption forward, or give up on trying to ship self custodial solutions," responded Zeus on Nostr.
"We will, however, continue to push the limits of what is possible on Lightning in order to provide an amazing payments experience, in a self custodial manner, for as many people as possible."
- "The app store release of ZEUS v0.8.0, featuring our embedded node(“the node is in the phone”), OLYMPUS LSP, self custodial Lightning addresses, and rebrand, drops in December. Much more will follow in 2024. We’re grateful to everyone who’s come along for the ride with us and we’re excited to help onboard the next wave of Bitcoiners," added Zeus.