Could the Lightning Network encounter any problems as a result of Taproot activating?

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I was reading this excellent write up from Laolu Osuntokun on how the light client protocol Neutrino encountered a Taproot related issue on testnet. (Taproot is already active on testnet.)

Could the Lightning Network encounter any problems as a result of Taproot activating? I’m leaning strongly towards no as unlike Neutrino no Lightning implementations as far as I know have been set up to deal with SegWit version 1 (Taproot) transactions (channel opens or channel closes spending to or from a Taproot multisig). And so the Lightning Network should not even notice that Taproot has activated?

I guess a large re-org due to miners initially mining an invalid Taproot spend could disrupt the Lightning Network but that would be blockchain related rather than related to a specific Lightning transaction(s).



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