[Lightning-dev] [PATCH] First draft of option_simplfied_commitment

Matt Corallo lf-lists at mattcorallo.com
Thu Nov 29 17:13:44 UTC 2018

For the low low cost of 3 witness bytes, I think the simplification of 
analysis/separation of concerns is worth it, though I agree it is 
probably not strictly required.

On 11/26/18 3:12 AM, Rusty Russell wrote:
> Matt Corallo <lf-lists at mattcorallo.com> writes:
>> Hmm, are we willing to consider CLTV sufficient? In case you have two
>> HTLCs, one of medium-small value that has a low CLTV and one of high
>> value that has a higher CLTV, you could potentially use the soon-CLTV to
>> delay the commitment transaction somewhat further if you broadcast it
>> right as the sooner HTLC expires.
> I think you haven't got the commitment tx onchain by the time the HTLC
> expires, you're already in trouble.
> But since there's no script length difference, it *is* simpler to
> prepend `1 OP_CHECKSEQUENCEVERIFY OP_DROP` to the start of each script.
> Cheers,
> Rusty.

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