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Selected Q&A from Bitcoin Stack Exchange:

- Is it possible to determine whether an HD wallet was used to create a given transaction?
- Why is there a 5-day gap between the genesis block and block 1?
- Is it possible to set RBF as always-on in bitcoind?
- Why would I need to ban peer nodes on the Bitcoin network?

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Anthony Towns posted to the Bitcoin-Dev mailing list a description of a fork of Bitcoin Core he’s working on that will only operate on the default signet and which will enforce rules for soft fork proposals with high-quality specifications and implementations...

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Lisa Neigut posted to the Lightning-Dev mailing list a proposal for fee ratecards that would allow a node to advertise four tiered rates for forwarding fees. For example, a forwarded payment that leaves a channel with less than 25% of its outbound capacity available to forward subsequent payments would need to pay proportionally more than a payment which leaves 75% of its outbound capacity available...

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Bitcoin Optech newsletter #219 is here:

- describes a proposal to allow LN nodes to advertise capacity-dependent feerates
- announces a software fork of Bitcoin Core focused on testing major protocol changes on signet
- summarizes popular questions and answers from Bitcoin Stack Exchange
- Optech Newsletter #219 Recap on Twitter Spaces

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Changes to services and client software:

- Mempool Project launches Lightning Network explorer
- Federation software Fedimint adds Lightning
- Bitpay wallet improves RBF support
- Mutiny Lightning wallet announced

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Jeremy Rubin posted to the Bitcoin-Dev mailing list a description for how a trusted setup procedure could be combined with the proposed SIGHASH_ANYPREVOUT opcode to implement behavior similar to that proposed by drivechains...

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Bitcoin Optech newsletter #218 is here:

- summarizes a discussion about using SIGHASH_ANYPREVOUT to emulate aspects of drivechains
- summarizes changes to services and client software
- Optech Newsletter #218 Recap on Twitter Spaces

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'Reduce bandwidth during initial headers sync when a block is found' is a PR by Suhas Daftuar that reduces a node’s network bandwidth requirements while synchronizing the blockchain with peers, including during Initial Block Download (IBD)...

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Bitcoin Optech newsletter #217 is here:

- recaps the "Reduce bandwidth during initial headers sync when a block is found" Bitcoin Core PR Review Club Meeting
- LDK 0.0.111 release
- Optech Newsletter #217 Recap on Twitter Spaces

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While there were not any newsworthy items this week, we cover code changes including: Bitcoin Core #25717, Bitcoin Core #25355, BDK #689, and BDK #682

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Bitcoin Optech newsletter #216 is here:

- summarizes several notable changes to popular Bitcoin infrastructure software
- Optech Newsletter #216 Recap on Twitter Spaces

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Selected Q&A from Bitcoin Stack Exchange:

- Why isn’t it possible to add an OP_RETURN commitment (or some arbitrary script) inside a taproot script path with a descriptor?
- Why does Bitcoin Core rebroadcast transactions?
- When did Bitcoin Core deprecate the mining function?
- UTXO spendable by me or deposit to exchange after 5 years?
- What was the bug for the Bitcoin value overflow in 2010?

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Craig Raw posted to the Bitcoin-Dev mailing list a proposed BIP to standardize the format wallets use to export labels for their addresses and transactions...

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Bitcoin Optech newsletter #215 is here:

- describes a proposal for a standardized wallet label export format
- summarizes popular questions and answers from Bitcoin Stack Exchange
- Optech Newsletter #215 Recap on Twitter Spaces

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