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Weekly Dev Update #7

Weekly Dev Update #7

20 July 2018Admin

Hey Y’all,

Big week, big update!

Loki Baselayer

Service Nodes

LLARP / Lokinet

  • If you’re lucky and join our Discord, you might also catch Jeff or Ryan the developers of LLARP live streaming as they code: 



  • Progress continues on LibllarpUpdate protocol docs on dht and SNApps

  • Start implementing SNApps

  • Fix various code regressions

  • Refactored Libllarp-platform from Libllarp

  • Improvements to DHT to make testing the testnet easier

  • Multithreaded DNS library started

  • Working DNS client implementation

  • Working DNS server implementation and testing

  • Created hook for future handling of .loki address look ups

  • Llarpification and librarification of DNS client/server

  • GitHub Pulse Stats for the week: We think excluding merges, 2 authors have pushed 29 commits to master and 49 commits to all branches. On master, 277 files have changed and there have been 11,222 additions and 6,615 deletions.

  • Most changes can be found at 


  • Current version: v0.0.1 


Architecture Team

  • We released a lot of content this week, including the economic proposal, which contained both the newly proposed emissions curve and the staking requirement. We also released a full game theoretical breakdown of the considerations we took into account regarding the staking requirement authored by Dr Brendan Markey Towler.

  • All papers we publish will now be located here 


  • We are still collecting feedback on the staking requirement

  • New work is beginning to focus on the operation and user experience of Lokinet, right now specifically focusing on Domain name schemes and human readable usernames.


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