Decred

From P2P Foundation
Jump to: navigation, search

= "an open and progressive cryptocurrency that will adopt a more decentralized community-based governance integrated into its blockchain".

URL = https://www.decred.org/

Characteristics

"Decred intends to include a long list of features such as:

  • Implementation of consensus system based on proof-of-work and proof-of-stake system
  • Decred development is self-funded and open with block subsidy
  • Decred uses Blake-256 hashing algorithm
  • Decred may be compatible with Bitcoin
  • Decred community members will be involved in making bottom-up non-financial decision making easier
  • It will use secp256k1 signature scheme or Ed25519/secp256k1-Schnorr for better integration into existing software and make good use of the features offered by Schnorr signatures respectively
  • Decred uses Go as a codebase for development"

(http://thehackernews.com/2015/12/decred-bitcoin-currency.html)