Bitcoin Q&A: Node compatibility, Lightning, and incentives

Bitcoin Q&A: Node compatibility, Lightning, and incentives

By techie 0 Comment February 10, 2019

What is the difference between reachable (listening) vs. non-reachable (non-listening) nodes? Will there be incentive schemes to run nodes? Are nodes that use older versions of the Bitcoin Core software backwards-compatible? What are the differences between Bitcoin and Lightning nodes and wallets? These questions are from the MOOC 10.5 session and the December monthly subscriber session, which took place on October 5th and December 15th 2018 respectively. If you want early-access to talks and a chance to participate in the monthly live Q&As with Andreas, become a patron: RELATED:
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