The Lightning Network barely worked and could never solve bitcoin congestion. The proponents are finally giving up trying to push this dumb idea uphill. (
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@dgerard Oh no... what about the future of finance in Africa, based on LN... How will the BTC maxis "bank the unbanked"... on 26 Mar 2024 18:30 collapse

but but but El Salvador!! on 26 Mar 2024 18:33 collapse

@dgerard Lightning Network Onion Routing: Preliminaries on 26 Mar 2024 19:29 collapse

everything about this dumb as hell idea is so obviously unfeasible. every aspect. it’s amazing. on 26 Mar 2024 22:41 next collapse

Frankly the example would be better if instead of a coffee, Alice wants to buy a kilo of horse. At least with those stakes someone would be motivated to sit down and peruse the insane network diagrams. on 28 Mar 2024 19:44 collapse

you talking lightning or crypto in general because you are right on both. on 28 Mar 2024 20:06 collapse

well i mean, yes, on 28 Mar 2024 20:24 collapse

tongue in cheek to be sure, but sometimes it feels good to preach to the choir :) on 26 Mar 2024 18:31 next collapse

Good riddance. on 26 Mar 2024 19:55 next collapse

I had honestly forgotten that this was a thing. on 28 Mar 2024 20:06 collapse

so did literally its creators lolol on 27 Mar 2024 09:34 collapse

The inevitable conclusion to the magic solution that was perpetually 18 months away since 2015