Hi there miners and customers!
We’re thrilled to announce a begin date to the group:
November 12, 2017 – 7:00 PM (19:00 UTC)
At this level, we are going to present the Bitcoin Gold full node consumer obtain on our web site. The BTG blockchain will formally be dwell, with blocks mined brazenly by customers and swimming pools from all around the globe.
Wallets and exchanges will be capable of course of deposits, withdrawals and trades (as quickly as they’re prepared). That is the end result of months of laborious work, which have led to many modifications and enhancements, together with:
- Equihash PoW change
- Implementation of full Replay Protection (BIP143 SIGHASH) (defending the group from assaults)
- Implementation of a Unique “G” and “A” prefixed Address Format (avoiding unintended coin transactions to incorrect locations)
- Refinement of the per-block difficulty adjustment algorithm (to raised reply to dynamic modifications in hashing energy)
- The same old minor tweaks, bug fixes, and enhancements
- Profitable mining on a number of generations of Public Testnet
- Community & pool integration
We’re extraordinarily grateful for the group around the globe who’ve been contributing hash energy to our testnets; moreover patiently testing their very own mining course of, they permit exchanges, swimming pools, pockets builders, and all different service operators to implement and check their help of BTG in order that the Bitcoin Gold group can have a full suite of providers at launch time. Thanks to all those that have donated their hash energy to this effort! We’d additionally like to increase our gratitude to all these service suppliers who’ve been working so laborious with us to arrange a completely useful ecosystemat launch.
The outcomes reside proof pleasant fork can result in wholesome, natural development of a brand new crypto group.
The workforce is now redoubling efforts within the following areas:
- Bettering our documentation in order that correct, up-to-date information is definitely accessible for mining
- Aiding suppliers of providers (exchanges, wallets) to combine BTG – Full technical info
- Aiding press and social media communities with entry to info and providers coming quickly (official pockets and mining information, official group discussion board, and so forth.)
We all know that a lot of you share our happiness and pleasure as we mark this thrilling second.
With finest needs.
Bitcoin Gold Neighborhood