Taproot Speedy Trial Code Merged Into Bitcoin Core
The merge puts an end to a long road of activation discussions – now all that's left is Taproot's actual activation.
The grants allow more developers to maintain and support Bitcoin’s codebase.
We asked a Bitcoin developer about the patronage model, on-chain privacy, lessons from Taproot and Bitcoin's energy consumption.
Taproot opens up new possibilities for privacy, multisignature wallets and security as well as scaling.
Should users include anyone holding or just those running nodes? Depends on if a protocol change is on the table, our panelists explain.
The upgrade has been years in the making. It's time to see if the deliberation has paid off.