Schnorr signature support was merged into the libsec256k1 library last week. In the episode of The Van Wirdum Sjorsnado, Aaron and Sjors discuss what the libsecp256k1 library is, why it matters for Bitcoin, and what it means that Schnorr signature support was merged. Sjors also briefly explains what he ultimate send RPC is, his own pull request that was recently merged into Bitcoin Core as well.
00:00 – 2:47 Sjors explains his recent contribution to Bitcoin Core.
15:08 – 17:34 Sjors explains how libsecp256k1 came to be.
18:18 – 20:08 Why upgrading to Schnorr is doable from ECDSA in the Libsecp256k1 library.
21:32 – 22:44 Whats next for Schnorr
23:21 – 24:42 Sjors explains, What is Schnorr.