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@raphjaph recently merged @rodarmor's Recursive Inscriptions PR.

Recursion opens up a lot of interesting new mechanics for Inscriptions, such as making Inscriptions "larger" than 4mb πŸ‘€

What really is "recursion" and what might it mean for the future of Inscriptions? Image
Simply put, recursion means that "an Inscription can request the content of other Inscriptions"

Like putting an Inscription inside another Inscription Image
What's an example of this? Take one of our favorite projects: @GhostsBtc:

You have the ghost base layer Inscription and you have a bunch of traits inscriptions. Instead of generating these before Inscribing, the base Inscription references other Inscriptions ON-CHAIN ImageImage
You can do this with multiple Inscriptions, allowing the Inscription you're viewing to actually contain more than 4mb.

Previously, the largest Inscription ever was the @BitcoinMagazine May edition (we at @LuxorTechTeam Inscribed that)

Now we can *effectively* go bigger. Image
Remember the DOOM Inscription? It was only 30kb.

Most video games are larger than 4mb.

What if you could Inscribe different pieces of the code of a game like DOOM and "load" them into another Inscription?

This unlocks a lot for developers. Image
It's expensive to inscribe a bunch of high-quality images for a collection.. What if you only had to inscribe the base layer + traits?

Instead of owning the JPEG, your community owns an Inscription that "builds" the Inscription live.

And it's all on-chain πŸš€
Now it gets really crazy 🀯

Imagine you want to upload a whole program (people have done this).

Let's say you want to run the whole Bitcoin Core client. Bitcoin Core is about 15mb. That's bigger than Bitcoin's 4mb block size limit.
Imagine we could split up parts of Bitcoin Core, load just an executable frontend, and the program "calls" the code it needs from other Inscriptions.

You're now running Bitcoin ON Bitcoin.

We can theoretically do this with a lot of different programs.
Recursion unlocks way more than just these simple ideas, stuff we haven't even thought about.

But it's about to get really fun. Inscriptions 2.0 are here.

We'll be doing deep dives on this in on our Youtube channel in the next couple of days!


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Jun 11
Let's break down the different types of "exotic sats" that Casey @rodarmor identified.

Rarity: 1 in 2.1 Quadrillion

The first sat ever created in the "Genesis Block". It is unattainable because Satoshi made the first block unspendable. Image
1 in 2.05 Quadrillion (in 2032*)
The first sat of each "cycle". Every 6 halvings, the halving and the difficulty adjustment coincide and we call this a "cycle". A cycle occurs roughly every 24 years. The first one should happen in 2032.

Currently 0 Legendaries exist Image
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Currently only 3 epic sats exist. The next one will be mined in 2024. Image
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Feb 21
With the @ordinalhub acquisition by Luxor, we've launched our official discord - the Ritz Carlton of discords to support users and project owners for knowledge share, market updates and immersive auctions.
Maybe Jimmy @jimmysong will join us for the welcome party. Come chat w @BitcoinShrooms, @ordrocks, @DeGodsNFT, @TaprootWizards, @Ordinal_Loops, @PunksOnBitcoin, @timechainord and more…
If you started out like many, your discord may look like this.
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Feb 21
We have some exciting news..

You may notice a cleaner look to our site today. That is because the team at Luxor just re-built it over the weekend. @LuxorTechTeam has entered the chat officially and acquired @ordinalhub.
Luxor is responsible for some of the most complex bitcoin native technology including operating a SOC2 Type 2 compliant mining pool, hashrate derivatives trading, hashrate index, an ASIC brokering marketplace and more.
Luxor has also been an early leader and integral to the rapid growth of the ordinals market behind the scenes.
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