Every time I'm transferring over the funds from Bisq to Bitcoin Core, I get the error:

Invalid address.

(Or something along those lines.)

Only after generating another receive address in Bitcoin Core, unchecking the "Generate native segwit (Bech32) address" checkbox, does it work.

Why does Bisq consider "native segwit (Bech32) addresses" (the default in Bitcoin Core) to be "invalid"? Is this some kind of internal war in the Bitcoin community where they refuse to even acknowledge the existence of this other "format"?

Every time it happens, I almost get a heart attack until I realize I forgot to uncheck that checkbox...


Many clients have not been updated to recognize native segwit addresses, and are unable to deal with the bech32.

There should be no real downside to sending to a non-native-segwit address, besides some minor fee increase when you spend the coins.

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