Blockstream's Rusty Russell Wants To Revamp Bitcoin Script

Rusty Russell, lead Lightning developer for Blockstream, is spearheading an ambitious initiative known as the Bitcoin script restoration project. This effort aims to restore and expand the functionality of Bitcoin’s script language, which was significantly limited in the early days of Bitcoin due to security concerns. In a recent interview with Bitcoin Magazine, Russell elaborated on the project’s goals and the potential it holds for the future of Bitcoin.

Rusty Russell and the Great Bitcoin Script Restoration Project (22:45) A Look Back: Why OpCodes Were Disabled

When Bitcoin was first launched, its script language included a variety of operational codes (opcodes) that enabled complex…

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