103: Bulletproofs+ 🔫
Jun 15-21 2020
testnet forked to v4.0.0 successfully
academic research on Grin and bulletproofs
new community driven twitter account
antiochp & lehnberg funding requests
Grin v4.0.0 Network Upgrade (HF3) is expected around July 15, 2020.
Discussion in the forum about potentially making Coinbase outputs indistinguishable from other outputs, for some added obfuscation benefit.
On the Confidentiality of Amounts in Grin
Suyash Bagad and Saravanan Vijayakumaran
Utilizing the knowledge of public coinbase reward outputs to create upper bound limits of Grin UTXOs.
Bulletproofs+: Shorter Proofs for Privacy-Enhanced Distributed Ledger
Heewon Chung, Kyoohyung Han, Chanyang Ju, Myungsun Kim, Jae Hong Seo
Optimization using the Weighted Inner Product argument to reduce the size of a bulletproof by 14.3%.
The following funding requests have been submitted and will be decided on in the Jun 30 governance meeting (those interested should participate):
New community driven twitter account - @MWgrin 👈 be sure to follow.
The last governance meeting reviewed Open RFCs and discussed post-4.0.0 planning.
Parallel IBD [node-dev]
Final Comment Period
Slatepack [wallet-dev] - disposition to be merged on Jun 30.
“Freckled Grin” Artwork in this edition is by @LovelyGrin.
This newsletter is curated by Daniel Lehnberg. Any views expressed are personal and do not represent an official position of the Grin project.
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