Fee sponsorship is a proposed consensus change to allow the creation of transactions which effectively add fees to other unrelated transactions, possibly helping those other transactions confirm faster. It’s enables CPFP-like fee bumping without the transactions needing to be related.
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Primary code and documentation
Optech newsletter and website mentions
- 2022 year-in-review: fee sponsorship
- Proposed ephemeral anchors relay policy to implement sponsorship-like behavior
- Fee bumping discussion with advocacy for fee sponsorship
- Fee accounts, an outgrowth from fee sponsorship