I am new to the use of the
Lightning Network and had a question.
To run a bitcoin node, one would need to start
btcd. What would one need to run for a Lightning Node? One can specify the port a
Lightning Node runs on as well - right?
Also, when a channel is opened, between 2 entities, must each entity be a Lightning Node?
For example, Bob wants to buy a coffee from Starbucks on 9th Street.
To open a channel, Bob's wallet needs to run a
Lightning Node - and - the Starbucks on 9th street must also run a