Cryptocurrency: BSD's need more wallet ports
grarpamp at gmail.com
Sat Dec 14 09:09:45 UTC 2019
Many BSD users follow cryptocurrencies, and would have
interest in testing, learning, supporting, and transacting,
already have holdings on other OS but might prefer BSD,
would like to send and receive donations, etc...
Yet they can't because there are no wallet ports
available for many of the most popular coins on BSD.
If you're able to contribute to making ports available,
that would help grow and enable the intersection of BSD
and crypto communities. Obviously such efforts would
provide more funding options and exposure for FreeBSD.
Missing ports (among many others)...
Bitcoin_Cash-BCH <-- very popular top five coin with no BSD wallet
etc, no particular order, lots to choose from...
If you're looking for random potential ports to work on, try
sorting by mktcap, price, or volume and click through to each
project's homepage and repo, check news and social sites, etc...
Announcing new wallet, node, and client software ports
on the respective coin's community boards may earn you
some coin donations too :) Same for upstreaming patches.
Some coins already have Linux wallets you can pull work from.
Present (in various state of support or choice of wallet)...
bitcoin - core, electrum
ethereum - go, parity <-- more wallets could be ported
monero <-- a GUI client is available if users want that
This is neither advertisement, shill, advice, correct, nor exhaustive
post, so no need to go there. Keep it to porting apps for BSD users.
Prune and direct replies to whatever is most suitable list.
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