Read_464 – Poolin’s Initiative to Activate Taproot [Aaron Van Wirdum]

“Taproot will unlock a new range of possibilities for Bitcoin, improving privacy and expanding smart contract possibilities”

The code has been merged, the client is on the way, and it’s time for the miners and community to bring this to the next step. Led by the mining pool “Poolin,” they and others are reaching out to other major pools to get confirmation on support for the soft fork upgrade, and how they would like to see it activated. With various options, risks, and time horizons, this is the beginning of finding a standard for the client release where taproot is finally brought to the Bitcoin network. Today’s read is another great piece from Bitcoin Magazine author Aaron Van Wirdum breaking it all down. Listen to find out.

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To dive deeper into Taproot, what it is, and what it enables, check out a previous article from Aaron explaining the whole picture:
Taproot is Coming:

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