< provoostenator> gmaxwell: that's fine, but then it's weird to state that your choice is better than the alternatives. Maybe move it to a footnote?
< harding> provoostenator: you're talking about this? "Among the various known mechanisms for implementing this, one where the Merkle tree becomes part of the script's structure directly maximizes the space savings, so that approach is chosen." I think you may be right that the sentence is a bit confusing for people who haven't read earlier discussions about commitment semantics, but it'd probably be
< harding> better to reduce the confusion by removing that (ISTM) unnecessary sentence than by introducing even more unnecessary details.
< provoostenator> Yes. I'm fine with either removing "maximizes the space savings" or explaining it in a footnote.
< provoostenator> But I expect people to bring up the question "why this one, and not the other one", so a footnote pointing to some older mailingslist threads is probably a good preemption of that.
< bitcoin-git> [bitcoin] ps1dr3x opened pull request #16012: rpc: addmultisigaddress should fallback to OutputType::LEGACY when uncompressed public keys are provided (master...master) https://github.com/bitcoin/bitcoin/pull/16012
< hebasto> hi! Can other's read access to the blocksdir and *.dat files hurt security or privacy?
< sipa> walet.dat, sure
< hebasto> I mean blk*.dat and ev*.dat
< hebasto> rev*.dat
< jdabber> is the lightening network considered a whole separate project from Core?
< sipa> jdabber: that's like asking if twitter is a separate project from firefox
< jdabber> @sipa: not really....the devs of either get funding from blockstream
< jdabber> thanks for the snark tho
< sipa> jdabber: bitcoin core is an implementation of the bitcoin protocol; lnd and c-lightning are implementations of the lightning protocol
< sipa> bitcoin core does not in any way interact with lightning
< molz> jdabber, you can fund lightning devs if you're so concerned, but this is offtopic for me to correct you here
< jdabber> not concerned, just looking at the avenues of contributing
< jb55> jdabber: check out #lightning-dev if you're looking to contribute to lightning
< jdabber> ok, thanks
< bitcoin-git> [bitcoin] urban254 opened pull request #16014: greater Update README.md (master...master) https://github.com/bitcoin/bitcoin/pull/16014
< bitcoin-git> [bitcoin] sipa closed pull request #16014: greater Update README.md (master...master) https://github.com/bitcoin/bitcoin/pull/16014
< bitcoin-git> [bitcoin] practicalswift opened pull request #16015: validation: Hold cs_main when reading chainActive in RewindBlockIndex (master...missing-cs_main-in-RewindBlockIndex) https://github.com/bitcoin/bitcoin/pull/16015