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On this episode of “The Van Wirdum Sjorsnado,” host Aaron van Wirdum speaks with Bitcoin Seaside Pockets developer Nicolas Burtey — with out cohost Sjors Provoost this time. Van Wirdum and Burtey met up in El Zonte, El Salvador — which has been dubbed Bitcoin Seaside — to debate the Bitcoin Seaside Pockets, a Bitcoin and Lightning pockets particularly designed to be used within the small Central American coastal city frequented by surfers and, now, bitcoiners.
Van Wirdum and Burtey mentioned the professionals and cons of custodial and non-custodial Lightning wallets, and Burtey explains why he opted to make the Bitcoin Seaside Pockets a shared-custodial pockets, and what meaning precisely.
They go one to debate a number of the design selections and tradeoffs that the Bitcoin Seaside Pockets has made, which embody ledger-based funds between Bitcoin Seaside Pockets customers in addition to the webpage-based zero bill funds to facilitate funds from different Lightning wallets. whereas Nicolas speculates a few potential cross-wallet consumer account system to additional enhance the Lightning consumer expertise over time.
Van Wirdum and Burtey additionally talk about a number of the refined incompatibilities between completely different Lightning wallets that use completely different methods for routing funds, privateness issues versus consumer expertise in a group like El Zonte’s and extra.