[Lightning-dev] Proposal for Advertising Channel Liquidity

Olaoluwa Osuntokun laolu32 at gmail.com
Thu Nov 8 22:42:38 UTC 2018

Was approaching more so from the angle of a node new node with no existing
channels seeking to bootstrap connections to the network.

-- Sent from my Spaceship

On Fri, Nov 9, 2018, 9:10 AM Anthony Towns <aj at erisian.com.au wrote:

> On Thu, Nov 08, 2018 at 05:32:01PM +1030, Olaoluwa Osuntokun wrote:
> > > A node, via their node_announcement,
> > Most implementations today will ignore node announcements from nodes that
> > don't have any channels, in order to maintain the smallest routing set
> > possible (no zombies, etc). It seems for this to work, we would need to
> undo
> > this at a global scale to ensure these announcements propagate?
> Having incoming capacity from a random node with no other channels doesn't
> seem useful though? (It's not useful for nodes that don't have incoming
> capacity of their own, either)
> Cheers,
> aj
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