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On this episode of “The Van Wirdum Sjorsnado,” hosts Aaron van Wirdum and Sjors Provoost mentioned the newly launched Bitcoin Core 0.21.0.
Bitcoin Core 0.21.0 is the twenty first and newest main launch of the Bitcoin Core software program, the oldest and most vital Bitcoin node implementation, which is usually additionally considered the reference implementation for the Bitcoin protocol.
Guided by the Bitcoin Core 0.21.0 launch notes, van Wirdum and Provoost mentioned this launch’s most vital modifications. These embody the brand new mempool coverage for rebroadcasting transactions, Tor v3 help, peer anchors for when the node restarts, BIP 157 (Neutrino) for mild purchasers, the brand new testnet referred to as Signet, BIP 339 (wtxid relay), Taproot code, RPC modifications together with a brand new ship RPC, ZeroMQ, descriptor wallets, the brand new SQLite database system and the satoshi-per-byte charge denomination.
For every of the brand new options, the hosts mentioned what the options are, how they’ll change utilizing Bitcoin (Core) and — the place relevant — what the top aim is. (In Bitcoin Core improvement, new options are sometimes a part of an even bigger course of.) For any function they mentioned on a earlier episode of “The Van Wirdum Sjorsnado,” additionally they talked about the related episode quantity.