[Lightning-dev] Proposal for "local" channel announcements.

Rusty Russell rusty at rustcorp.com.au
Sun Nov 4 04:21:30 UTC 2018

ZmnSCPxj <ZmnSCPxj at protonmail.com> writes:
> Good morning Rusty,
> To clarify, it seems the below:
> 1.  There is a "private" node, one whose channels are all non-published.
> 2.  There is a public node who knows that everything that passes through the channel with the "private" node comes only from the "private" node.  It thus has an information advantage it might not have any incentive to sacrifice.

This is true.

> 3.  This protocol is initiated by the public node, and if the public node does not initiate it, the "private" node can do nothing.
> Is my understanding correct?

More routes means more fees, though.  Your peer can always offer
substandard service, so I don't think this is *worse*.


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