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Pieter Wuille
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What is the "extended private masterkey" line of a dumpwallet file?

2 votes

If I have corrupt/missing blocks but good a chainstate, why do I need to re-download entire chain?

3 votes
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Broadcast a valid block to network, without a local full node

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How do I get Bitcoin Core's estimated confirmation time for a given transaction?

5 votes
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Does P2PKH transaction sent to the hash of the uncompressed key or the compressed key’s hash?

3 votes
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What does the block time represent?

2 votes
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What is an example usage for Script pseudo words?

6 votes
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Why is my P2P_V2 peer connected over a v1 connection?

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How does a HD wallet work in practice?

6 votes

Is there still a digital signature loophole in Bitcoin transactions?

2 votes

Is it possible to reduce the field size without disrupting generation of public keys?

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Having Address format, infer derivation path or BIP used

6 votes
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When should Bitcoin Core functional tests be run?

3 votes

Does new transaction in RBF has a txid different from the stuck transaction ? If yes , then isn't it basically creating a new transaction?

3 votes
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Understanding the common input ownership heuristic

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How can an external party be sure that node's response is valid?

7 votes
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Why does BIP-340 use secp256k1?

5 votes
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How does the initialblockdownload field in the getblockchaininfo RPC work?

3 votes
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Is there any way for a script to depend on blockchain info?

2 votes
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Why do PinSketch sketches consist of the sum of odd powers?

2 votes
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the purpose of the field before signature in P2WPKH

6 votes
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What is the lowest possible value for target?

4 votes
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Why is the challenge scalar multiplied with the private key scalar In the Schnorr identification protocol?

4 votes

Two private keys whose corresponding public keys have the same x-value?

6 votes

What data does the Bitcoin Core wallet search for during a blockchain rescan?

2 votes
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Does Bitcoin Core write blockchain and chainstate data atomically?

3 votes
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How to backup a descriptor wallet in bitcoin core?

3 votes
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What is the default private key type for legacy and segwit addresses?

2 votes
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Are there plans to make a script invalid if there is more than one element left in the stack?

7 votes

Gradual deprecation of importprivkey call?

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