News

Pieter Quiz
https://twitter.com/pwuille/status/1108097835365339136

Lightning Loop
https://blog.lightning.engineering/posts/2019/03/20/loop.html

64 byte transactions vuln
https://lists.linuxfoundation.org/pipermail/bitcoin-dev/2019-February/016697.html

Grin Vulnerability
https://www.grin-forum.org/t/critical-vulnerability-in-grin-1-0-1-and-older-fixed-in-1-0-2/4343

Liquid Core
https://blockstream.com/2019/03/11/introducing-liquid-core/

Esplora 2.1
https://twitter.com/shesek/status/1103320174936109057

24 Weeks of Bech32
https://bitcoinops.org/en/newsletters/2019/03/19/

Stats

LN Stats
https://bitcoinvisuals.com/lightning

Hashrate
https://bitcoinvisuals.com/chain-hash-rate

New Work & Research

Extension Fields to PSBT
https://lists.linuxfoundation.org/pipermail/bitcoin-dev/2019-March/016713.html

Optech Chapter on Payment Batching
https://github.com/bitcoinops/scaling-book/blob/master/x.payment_batching/payment_batching.md

Signet
https://lists.linuxfoundation.org/pipermail/bitcoin-dev/2019-March/016734.html

HWI 1.0
https://github.com/bitcoin-core/HWI

OP_Codeseparator Debate
https://lists.linuxfoundation.org/pipermail/bitcoin-dev/2019-March/016722.html

More thoughts on NOINPUT Safety
https://lists.linuxfoundation.org/pipermail/bitcoin-dev/2019-March/016766.html

Bitcoin PRs

BIP 157 Index
https://github.com/bitcoin/bitcoin/pull/14121

Consensus cleanup softfork proposal
https://github.com/bitcoin/bitcoin/pull/15482

Wallet/Node Separation Complete 🎉
https://github.com/bitcoin/bitcoin/pull/10973

BIP 61 re-enabled in 0.18
https://github.com/bitcoin/bips/blob/master/bip-0061.mediawiki

Lightning PRs ⚡

LND - deprioritize gossip traffic
https://github.com/lightningnetwork/lnd/pull/2690

LND - HODL Invoices
https://github.com/lightningnetwork/lnd/pull/2022

C-lightning - 0.7 release
https://github.com/ElementsProject/lightning/blob/v0.7.0/CHANGELOG.md