The below is an off-site archive of all tweets posted by @lopp ever

January 2019

@BlockCypher @f3rgl You’ve probably got a couple days left. Even on a blazing fast machine I’m unable to do a full..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…xc

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Productivity pro-tip: don’t dwell on the vastness of the universe and your inconsequential fleeting existence.

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New “Data Anchoring” section added to lopp.net/bitcoin.html - please suggest additions of any services I missed! pic.twitter.com/Q423VZrQXb

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@bitcoin_collect You misspelled “shill.” Also, you misused the term. I’m actually interested in the tech, which is..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Mp

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@CryptoChef_ @Catheryne_N @TennesseeJed3 Anyone may speculate by converting one asset into another asset. Convertin..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…rz

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On the bright side, all the Ethereum node operators who didn’t update their node for the Constantinople hard fork n..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…AS

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@bitstein @pierre_rochard Twitter is all fun and games until you get sacked in meatspace.

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@weissjeffm Nah, supposedly a ton of industrial miners are having a go at it. Probably not worth the effort.

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BitfuryGroup Exciting news: Our @lightning_peach team has made it possible to exchange cryptocurrency via the ..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…ek

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@weissjeffm I think it will take a while due to the manually set super high difficulty. Something like 10,000X testnet difficulty.

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@TennesseeJed3 Because there are no sketchy incentives skewed towards the creators, it’s actually innovating, and i..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Us

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@udiWertheimer Yeah, first build didn’t have any peers and I was twiddling my thumbs until I saw the new commit.

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@oscpacey It’s a delayed start to make the launch more fair - giving people time to build and deploy their nodes.

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I made the mistake of creating an IPv6 only server just for fun and am stuck in the 6th circle of networking hell w..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…hL

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A year has passed @AdamSinger - have we given up on magical internet money? If all you look at is the exchange rate..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…mb

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@williamlegate @flyosity TSA has historically had a high failure rate - this is nothing new…twitter.com/i/web/status/1…yM

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@Mandrik I think you’re allowed to eat any part of the cow, including the juice.

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CasaHODL We’ve put a ton of automated testing into our Keymaster app. This significantly reduces the chance of bugs or..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…dW

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CryptoMarigny @lopp Bitcoin is a fine vessel to navigate the winds of change but there are many perils in the Sea of Shitcoins

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bitstein Miners are free to mine any block they’d like.

Devs are free to write any code they’d like.

Node operators are fr..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…as

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@MediumSqueeze Personally, I hoped that it would enable me to surround myself with a new social group of smart folk..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…3G

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@coryklippsten @nntaleb Interestingly enough, I’m a Mensa member - I founded Mensa’s Bitcoin Special Interest Group..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…E0

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You fools, the government is shut down! Who’s going to stop you from transporting the pelican without a permit? 🤦‍♂️twitter.com/AP/status/1084…

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Government downtime: the best kind of downtime. Think Trump can get it down to one nine of uptime for 2019? bloomberg.com/news/articles/…

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@ryscar13 Indeed. In my experience super high IQ folks tend to have trade-offs with their social skills.

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@mcnicollme Are there any standard / reputable EQ tests?

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IQ is a grade of your logic in a low stress environment. It doesn’t show that someone is a good communicator or tea..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…bu

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@frostysmoothone Yep, I’ve been unable to open the box without destroying either the box or the single sticker.

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Arguing about what HODL means == arguing about a meme.
Arguing about what Bitcoin is == arguing about a plurality of memes.

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If you attempt affixing a rudder onto the Bitcoin boat you’ll find yourself thrown overboard into the Shitcoin Sea.

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@DavidShares @coindesk Successful memes surpass the wildest dreams of their originators when they take on a life of..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…sZ

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@SQLInterstellar Any type of money; there are more memes than the internet comedic variety.

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Money is made of memes.

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@ElkimXOC @LukeDashjr @peeticek @CasaHODL Correct. Proving that there are 0 backdoors in the hardware or firmware i..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Ip

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@brndnmtthws @pierre_rochard I used to work in ad tech. Now I don’t work for bitcoin, but I do work for Bitcoin.

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@josephrodgers There would be two forks until someone bridged the two networks, at which point the fork with more c..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…9b

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cryptograffiti My latest work commemorates the 10th anniversary of @halfin’s involvement in Bitcoin. Repurposed credit cards sit..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…oa

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Does the even have any weapons? Do bots even have trigger fingers? These are important unaddressed questio..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…QI

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@nvk That probably wouldn’t help fight the narrative that Bitcoin Core controls Bitcoin. Imagine trying to argue th..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…1e

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I’m going live on @coindesk’s Periscope broadcast in 5 minutes at 6PM EST with @pete_rizzo_ and @JeremyRubin! pscp.tv/w/bwZyLTF3QkVB…

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@henry_popescu Sure. Unfortunately there are plenty of situations where corporate bureaucracy requires certain info..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…fF

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If you truly want to protect your privacy, you’d better be prepared to lie.

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The ability to pay for bitcoin Lightning channels to be opened to you via other cryptocurrencies and even custodial..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…fX

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@VictorErem @WhalePanda @fluffypony you should let them know that they are referring to the wrong Moreno.

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@WhalePanda So you’re saying that it’s gonna pump? That’s some perverse incentives if I do say so myself.

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@_Kevin_Pham Is that you, @ryanxcharles? I’d been wondering where you went after abandoning your last account…

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@CryptoChambers Set up alerts for your node at Bitnodes.earn.com (though not with an email tied to your name)

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@_M215 @jimmysong Nobody suspects that the guy wearing pajama pants is strapped.

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@trinoxol None required, it’s a nice to have. It can be learned on the job and I’m always available to provide guidance.

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@jeffrade The vast majority of Casa employees work remotely; it’s certainly an option.

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Are you an experienced software engineer who’s really into secure scalable back ends and Bitcoin? Come work with me! angel.co/casa/jobs/4831…

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@JoshuaJBouw We are - other folks can add whatever labels they want at the end but it doesn’t really matter. 😀

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@miketwenty1 @notsofast @SatoshiLite It may have been too subtle for a lot of folks. I attempted to clarify here twitter.com/lopp/status/10…

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Originally we were just Bitcoiners. Then folks started creating competing networks & defensive Bitcoiners were dubb..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…GI

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@eiaine @SatoshiLite Because we don’t care what toxic name you call us - we’ll embrace it.

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@rrhoover @balajis Fly to the north or south pole where all the time zones meet. When you need an extra hour, just take a few steps west.

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@ryanxcharles Did you survive your 2 week fast?

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@RichardHeartWin @cryptomanran Bitcoin is the currency of enemies. As such, it can have no greater representative t..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Eo

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@odedleiba @pierre_rochard You can safely connect an SPV wallet on a mobile device - no encryption required. Prefer..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…xN

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@SatoshiLite Bitcoin Supremacists, please. Extremists has a negative connotation.

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@pierre_rochard @odedleiba Because it’s for use inside your home network. We’ll be adding support in the future for..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…lS

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This is an excellent portrayal of how cryptotwitter works. Thanks, @Cointelegraph! pic.twitter.com/9M6MVevlzd

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@_PeterRyan Math & science seem pretty safe. Politics, history, and economics should probably be bolstered with sup..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…UE

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@NakoMbelle I completely agree - crony capitalism is a great example of tyranny of the (economic) majority. It’s si..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…NB

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It’s difficult to discuss the tyranny of the majority when many people are brainwashed by state education centers t..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…rd

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@NakoMbelle To be clear, the logic to which I referred in my original post had nothing to do with taxation or with..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Sd

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@NakoMbelle I’m not sure what philanthropy has to do with the above. Did you know that the amount of money someone..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…NV

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@markamaro333 Because I’m not comparing the outcome of the decision - I don’t believe that the ends justify the mea..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…1Y

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@kimmojaskari You’re arguing that the ends justify the means. I’m arguing that the logic is absurd regardless of the ends.

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@2020november You’re focused on the outcome, I’m focused on the logic behind the decision. I never said that the ou..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…NZ

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@anonyx10 Yes it’s inflammatory. It’s also equivalent logic to a bunch of bullies on a schoolyard playground voting..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…v6

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@jimyoung2817 @Bulldozer0 @markb Indeed, I have no interest in arguing about tax laws. The whole thing is laughable..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…W4

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@AFDudley0 @STEVEN_HALL_bTC The state cares not how your income is denominated. If you earn income in bitcoin it’s taxed just the same.

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@plebcapital The use of such logic is grotesque in any situation where it forces the will of a majority upon a mino..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…iy

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@markb My argument is that the logic is based upon immoral tyranny of the majority. The “straw man” as you put it i..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…rN

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Sickening statist tyranny of the majority logic. Let’s use a counterexample to expose the flaw:

“Look. This isn’t..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…h3

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@timoncc @Excellion @peterktodd Surely your time can be better spent on other things…

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@JosephFiscella @SoundCrypto @VeriBlock I think you missed the “k” - you’re off by 3 orders of magnitude.

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VeriBlock miners posted 783,000 transactions to Bitcoin’s blockchain in December and are on track for 1,500,000 in..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…lt

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@WayneVaughan @VeriBlock To be fair, VeriBlock identified themselves with their block explorer and @notsofast and @Marsmensch tipped me off.

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Source of the now-highest volume of OP_RETURN outputs has been identified as @VeriBlock “proof of proof” miners. Th..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Qd

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@bitcoinyolo @BryceWeiner @mbs_ctt No. FUD is an asymmetric attack - it takes more effort to refute than to create.

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@BryceWeiner @mbs_ctt Very well. Your tweets have been archived and we can revisit them at the time of your choosin..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…8K

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@mbs_ctt @BryceWeiner It’s not a rebuttal, it’s advice. No need to duplicate the efforts of others who have explained why this is FUD.

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@Marsmensch @notsofast @VeriBlock How do PoP transactions work with regard to timeliness of confirmation? Wondering..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…mx

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@Marsmensch Why are there so many PoP transactions on BTC mainnet? Why would you need more than one per block? What are the incentives here?

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EFF If you use the same password everywhere, or if all your passwords are close to the same, you’re not doing all you c..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…sI

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pavolrusnak There were two important releases for today:

1) new version of the gold standard of L..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Qh

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lightning 10 years ago today, the first bitcoin block was mined. 🏗️ It’s been quite a ride since. 🎢

Thank you to Satoshi for..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…F5

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@knifefight @jratcliff @CasaHODL Not yet - we’ve been more focused on stability and handling edge cases that are po..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…kY

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Satoshi’s greatest contributions to humankind:
* Bitcoin v0.1.0 code
* Bitcoin Whitepaper (describes the code, whic..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…yd

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lopp HODLing is a game of attrition. Those whose hands weaken leave the game with a slight profit or loss. Those who don..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…ut

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The Times 03/Jan/2009 Chancellor on brink of second bailout for banks

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_jonasschnelli_ Bitcoin Core Git/GitHub Stats 2018:
* Total Pull Request Created: 1’451 (~3.98 per day)
* Merged Pull Requests: 1’3..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…aB

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@_drgo @btcfork @PeterRizun @TraceMayer Exactly. It’s true that is changes the security model, but I’d argue that t..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…8o

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@btcfork @_drgo @PeterRizun @TraceMayer A full node that skips signature verification for blocks buried under a ton..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…yb

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WayneVaughan @junseth @lopp Yeah, @coindesk missed a golden opportunity by not recognizing @lopp as one of 2018’s most influenti..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…xV

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If your blockchain isn’t being used to disperse power throughout the system, it’s just a slow and expensive replica..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…XV

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@jratcliff @starkness @StacieWaleyko At that level I have no idea. Hopefully the major refactoring a year ago has m..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…tu

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@jratcliff @starkness @StacieWaleyko I think it’s pretty well optimized. I run IBD tests on my screaming fast machi..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…k7

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@jratcliff @starkness @StacieWaleyko The ARM CPU is still pretty underpowered, even as a quad core.

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@starkness @StacieWaleyko For sure, if the devices weren’t pre-synced then it would take months for them to get to..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…IP

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There is no such thing as a “semi-automatic assault rifle” @APWestRegion. In fact, that term is an oxymoron. Assaul..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…UW

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TuurDemeester “Bitcoin By the Numbers: 2018 Recap” by @lopp is a data cornucopia, worth browsing for the Lightning Network charts..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…cZ

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2018 was the worst year for Bitcoin.
2018 was the best year for Bitcoin.
Bring on 2019!
medium.com/@lopp/bitcoin-…

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@LNMetrics Looks like your “Important Articulation Points” chart dropped to 0 a few days ago.

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The number of “cut channels” on Lightning Network has been steady around 450 in the 2nd half of 2018. These are cha..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…nr

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@MintingCoins @LaurentMT @coinbase It suggests that Coinbase has improved their UTXO management algorithms and is u..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Td

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This wallet cluster that @LaurentMT identified as belonging to @coinbase in 2017 has consolidated its UTXOs from 7,..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…xG

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@coinmonks Interesting! Is there any way that I can see which github repository / repositories you’re using for each entry?

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@_ty13r @fluffypony @decredproject LND is not a fork of BTCD - it uses libraries from btcsuite. You’re using termin..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…kv

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