Mempool Policy

Mempool Policy

Update: 2021-11-10
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Brink co-founder, John Newbery, and Brink fellow, Gloria Zhao, discuss Bitcoin Core's mempool policy.


0:25 - What is a mempool and why have one?

6:58 - Denial of service protection

8:38 - What is mempool policy?

10:15 - 3 types of mempool policy and examples of each

12:30 - Mempool policy: transaction size too small or too large

17:26 - Mempool policy: BIP125 Replace by Fee (RBF)

19:57 - Transaction pinning attacks

22:55 - Mempool policy: Discourage upgradable NOPs, witness versions, taproot leaf versions, etc


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