Bitcoin Optech newsletter #209 is here:

- summarizes several related discussions about providing a sustainable long term block reward for Bitcoin
- summarizes changes to services and client software
- BDK 0.20.0 release

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Tail emission is not inflationary starts with an argument by Peter Todd that perpetually paying miners with newly created bitcoins will not lead to the number of bitcoins in circulation increasing forever

Bram Cohen posted about the problem of fee sniping and suggests keeping transaction fees at about 10% of total block rewards (the remainder being subsidy) as a possible solution.

Changes to services and client software:

- LNP/BP release Storm beta software
- Robinhood supports bech32
- Sphinx announces VLS signing device

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