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To answer your question exactly: why were they made non-standard? Because originally (after a few vulnerabilities in the Script logic in 2010), all scripts were made non-standard except a few whitelisted ones. Since then, more and more groups of scripts have been added to that category (including almost all P2SH scripts, with a few exceptions). Why have bare ...


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P2SH addresses already do allow custom scripts. So I guess your question is why aren't custom scripts, that are not encoded as apart of a P2SH address, considered standard. They are not user-friendly -- they can be quite long, and the sender doesn't really need to know the full script, so it would be a lot of added complexity for no reason. There just aren't ...


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