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Pieter Wuille
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What is the maximum size of a DER encoded ECDSA signature?

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Why is no security lost by using 32-byte public keys in Schnorr signatures instead of 33?

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Where is the bitcoin source code is the 21 million hard cap stated?

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Follow-up to Segwit: Arbitrary data storage in witness?

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Why is witness data downloaded during IBD in prune mode?

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BIP-341: Should key-path-only P2TR be eschewed altogether?

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checksum = SHA256(SHA256(prefix+data)) - why double hashing?

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fundrawtransaction - what is it?

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What are the key differences between regtest and the proposed signet?

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How to calculate segwit transaction fee in bytes?

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Why was ECDSA chosen over Schnorr Signatures in the inital design?

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Bitcoind, change to txindex=1

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Birthday attack on P2SH

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Why is it so hard for alt clients to implement Bitcoin Core consensus rules?

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Will SegWit allow for m of n multisig with very large n and m?

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How long does block validation take?

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Can a closed source wallet ever be completely trust-less?

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Blockchain synchronization is painfully slow / Best way to download blockchain

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What happens once mining speed gets close to zero?

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How do Bitcoin nodes know where to send new transactions and blocks to?

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Is there a newer Bitcoin blockchain download available?

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Safely interrupt -reindex?

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What BIPs are supported by the standard client Bitcoin Core?

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Why is pruning not considered already at the moment?

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Why not retarget on every block?

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When importing private keys, will compressed or uncompressed format be used?

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Wallet balance zero after restoring wallet.dat

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What does a segregated witness transaction look like?

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Bitcoin halving conflict? Is this a rumor

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What is an obfuscation key?

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