[bitcoin-dev] Thoughts on soft-fork activation

2020-07-14 Thread Anthony Towns via bitcoin-dev
Hi, I've been trying to figure out a good way to activate soft forks in future. I'd like to post some thoughts on that. So: I think there's two proposals that are roughly plausible. The first is Luke's recent update to BIP 8: https://github.com/bitcoin/bips/blob/master/bip-0008.mediawiki

Re: [bitcoin-dev] Lightning - Is HTLC vulnerable? And mention of Channel Factories

2020-07-14 Thread ZmnSCPxj via bitcoin-dev
Good morning Mr. Lee, > Sorry. Re-sending with correction to CC bitcoin-dev > > I am sorry if this was already brought up in previous threads. If I know > lightning network correctly then HTLC is used to enforce settlements on > blockchain if there is a dispute. Could a person lose money if their

[bitcoin-dev] Lightning - Is HTLC vulnerable? And mention of Channel Factories

2020-07-14 Thread Mr. Lee Chiffre via bitcoin-dev
Sorry. Re-sending with correction to CC bitcoin-dev I am sorry if this was already brought up in previous threads. If I know lightning network correctly then HTLC is used to enforce settlements on blockchain if there is a dispute. Could a person lose money if their HTLC does not get

Re: [bitcoin-dev] Thoughts on soft-fork activation

2020-07-14 Thread Matt Corallo via bitcoin-dev
Thanks Anthony for this writeup! I find it incredibly disappointing that the idea of naive flag day fork activation is being seriously discussed in the form of BIP 9. Activation of forks is not only about the included changes but also around the culture of how changes to Bitcoin should be and