This revisits a segment we call Chaincode Decoded. In this episode, we'll learn how to say Bech32 and also what it and Bech32m are. Enjoy!

Correction: The characters removed from the set are 1 B I O (2:20)

Why do we need Bech32? (0:57)

What is the distinction between Bech32 and native SegWit? (3:20)

Why does Taproot need a new address format? (4:13)

Bech32 length extension mutation weakness (11:20)

- mailing list post

Bech32m (12:25)

- BIP350

Further resources:

Pieter Wuille: New Address Type for SegWit Addresses (presentation)

Sipa demo

Bech32 adoption

(Some of) the math behind Bech32 addresses

Thanks to Caralie for the sound engineering.

Podden och tillhörande omslagsbild på den här sidan tillhör Chaincode Labs. Innehållet i podden är skapat av Chaincode Labs och inte av, eller tillsammans med, Poddtoppen.