I actually have no idea what he is talking about there.

Don’t you need to react if the other party is broadcasting an obsolete transaction? And aren’t you at risk of losing money if you can’t react in time because of confirmation times? Even if it’s only due to a high transaction fee you have to pay to make the transaction confirm in time.

I’m not sure how much of a real life problem that would be and what the circumstances need to be (something akin to a bank run), but I think it’s essentially one of the (very acceptable) tradeoffs we might have to accept if we want to use lightning.

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