[Lightning-dev] Better privacy with SNARKs

Rusty Russell rusty at rustcorp.com.au
Tue Nov 24 03:30:19 UTC 2015


Anthony Towns <aj at erisian.com.au> writes:
> On Fri, Nov 20, 2015 at 12:05:46PM +1030, Rusty Russell wrote:
>> With the segregated witness proposal, introducing new opcodes is easy,
>> so maybe someone would find a reason to prefer open-coding it like this?
>
> I don't follow how segregated witness makes new opcodes any easier?

I didn't either, and that's because it's slightly orthogonal.

The proposal I heard is that the first byte of SW script is a version
byte, and if you don't understand that version, the script succeeds.

Cheers,
Rusty.


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