On this episode of “The Van Wirdum Sjorsnado,” host Aaron van Wirdum speaks with Bitcoin Seashore Pockets developer Nicolas Burtey.
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On this episode of “The Van Wirdum Sjorsnado,” host Aaron van Wirdum speaks with Bitcoin Seashore Pockets developer Nicolas Burtey — with out cohost Sjors Provoost this time. Van Wirdum and Burtey met up in El Zonte, El Salvador — which has been dubbed Bitcoin Seashore — to debate the Bitcoin Seashore Pockets, a Bitcoin and Lightning pockets particularly designed to be used within the small Central American coastal city frequented by surfers and, now, bitcoiners.
Van Wirdum and Burtey mentioned the professionals and cons of custodial and non-custodial Lightning wallets, and Burtey explains why he opted to make the Bitcoin Seashore Pockets a shared-custodial pockets, and what which means precisely.
They go one to debate a number of the design choices and tradeoffs that the Bitcoin Seashore Pockets has made, which embrace ledger-based funds between Bitcoin Seashore Pockets customers in addition to the webpage-based zero bill funds to facilitate funds from different Lightning wallets. whereas Nicolas speculates a couple of potential cross-wallet consumer account system to additional enhance the Lightning consumer expertise over time.
Van Wirdum and Burtey additionally focus on a number of the delicate incompatibilities between completely different Lightning wallets that use completely different strategies for routing funds, privateness issues versus consumer expertise in a neighborhood like El Zonte’s and extra.