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Michael Folkson
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How can I use Bitcoin Core with the anonymous network protocol I2P?

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Is it doable to supplant the current Bitcoin Core implementation with another rewritten in a different language?

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In a multisig wallet setup what needs to be backed up and why?

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What are the different upgradeability features in the BIP-Taproot (BIP 341) proposal?

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What is the motivation behind Russell Yanofsky's work to separate Bitcoin Core into independent node, wallet and GUI processes?

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Is there a reference, authoritative resource or book on Bitcoin programming?

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Why is the Bitcoin Core wallet database moving from Berkeley DB to SQLite?

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How can I create P2TR addresses with Bitcoin Core 22.0?

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Why doesn't c-lightning allow you to open multiple channels with the same peer?

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How do I get set up on Signet?

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Can you break down what data is encoded into a bech32 address?

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What is Bitcoin SV?

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Why does every "defi" thing only support garbagecoins and never Bitcoin?

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When did the main Bitcoin client become known as Bitcoin Core? When/Why/How did this happen?

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In theory could we skip the proposed Taproot soft fork, activate Simplicity instead and use Simplicity to write the equivalent of Taproot scripts?

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What are "leaf versions" in Taproot?

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I would like to dig into the open Taproot PR to understand it, test it and possibly even review it. Any advice or recommendations?

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To run a full node, should I get a static IP address from my ISP?

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What are Merklized Alternative Script Trees?

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What are output descriptors?

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Am I safe if 16 words in my 24 word seed are leaked?

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How do Bitcoin devs make sure that their modifications do not affect the consensus rules or the running network protocol?

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Are crypto tokens a subset of cryptocurrencies?

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What is structured fuzzing and is the fuzzing that Bitcoin Core does currently considered structured?

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How many BTC addresses have balance in them?

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What makes cross input signature aggregation complicated to implement?

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How can I follow the progress of miner signaling for Taproot activation during the Speedy Trial deployment?

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How does nix-bitcoin provide greater security for installing Bitcoin nodes?

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Will there be a testnet4? Or do we not need a testnet reset once we have Signet?

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Why do some Bitcoin Core "good first issues" require scripted-diffs?

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