Ycash Development Roadmap #1

The Ycash Foundation will fund projects in four key areas

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Published: August 15, 2019. Last updated: December 3, 2019.

Introduction

During the coming months, the Ycash Foundation will fund projects in four key areas.

  1. Improvements to ycashd and YecWallet
  2. Light Wallets
  3. Merchant Tools
  4. Mining Algorithms

Summary

Improvements to ycashd and YecWallet

  • Fast-sync mode for ycashd and YecWallet. Status: Completed July 30, 2019.
  • Nullifier Migration Tool. Status: Completed August 16, 2019.
  • Incorporate Upstream Changes from zcashd v2.0.6. Status: Completed August 16, 2019.
  • Diversified Addresses. Status: Completed August 20, 2019.
  • Better Rescanning and Private Key Importing. Status: Completed August 16, 2019
  • Viewing Keys. Status: Completed September 26, 2019.
  • Wallet Encryption. Status: Initial planning.
  • BIP39 Seed Phrase Support in ycashd and YecWallet. Status: Initial planning.
  • Trezor Integration. Status: Investigating feasibility.

Light Wallets

  • Light Wallet Based on ZLiTE System. Status: Initial planning.
  • Commercial Service for Light Wallets. Status: Initial planning.

Merchant Tools

  • Encrypted Memo Tools. Status: Initial planning.

Mining Algorithms

Improvements to ycashd and YecWallet

YecPaperWallet

Fast-sync Mode for ycashd and YecWallet

Nullifier Migration Tool

Incorporate Upstream Changes from zcashd v2.0.6

Diversified Addresses

Better Rescanning and Private Key Importing

Viewing Keys

Wallet Encryption

BIP39 Seed Phrase Support for ycashd and YecWallet

Trezor Support

Light Wallets

YecLite

Implement ZLiTE-based light wallet

See Karl Wüst and Sinisa Metetic et al., “ZLiTE: Lightweight Clients for Shielded Zcash Transactions using Trusted Execution” and Karl Wüst’s ZLiTE presentation at Zcon1.

Commercial service for light wallets

Merchant Tools

Point-Of-Sale Systems for Ycash

Encrypted Memo Tools

Mining Algorithms

Investigate Proof of Work Mining Algorithms Tailored to Commodity Hardware.

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