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Questions tagged [core-development-team]

Monero is not governed by any foundation or central body, but ongoing development, maintenance, and research is primarily directed and often funded by a core team of seven individuals comprosing the Monero core development team.

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What is sc_check function checking?

In crypto-ops.c there is a function called sc_check. It is called with the secret key as a parameter. What exactly is this function checking for? That the key is not too small? But how? What re all ...
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Official encrypted wallet generator

I'd like to make a cold storage wallet such that if it is found it will appear to be an empty wallet unless a password is used to decrypt it. This site xmr.llcoins.net was recommended by moderators, ...
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How big is the monero development team? [duplicate]

How many developers are working on the Monero core platform? Is everyone anonymous?
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Monero and warrant canary

"warrant canary is a method by which a communications service provider aims to inform its users that the provider has not been served with a secret government subpoena." Does the monero core team ...
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At what point will Monero forego forced hardforks

One of bitcoin's greatest strengths is it's resistance to change that is not truly endorsed by the majority. At what point will Monero mimic bitcoin's censorship resistance in the form of truly ...
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How will Monero core developers get funded? [duplicate]

How will Monero core developers get funded and is there a way to donate to core developers for developing Monero, and what are the future plans for funding for Monero core developers?
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What if the lead developers abandon Monero, like what happened to Boolberry? [closed]

I noticed that CryptoZoidberg basically stopped updating Boolberry in late 2015, as seen here: https://github.com/cryptozoidberg/boolberry/commits/master. Since then, the currency has almost ...
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Should the monero community look to have the dev team working on the project full time? [closed]

Following the recent (Aug 2016) rise in the market cap, the community is potentially big enough to have the developers paid (In XMR) to work on building out Monero full time. Has this been ...
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Monero inception - how did bitmonero become monero?

I understand that bitmonero was one of the first CryptoNote coins, and at its inception had a different developer team, mainly thankful_for_today. Then, "the community took over" because of some ...
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View Key of Monero Core Development Team donation account

Does the core development team publish the view key of its donation account so that current and prospective donors can see how much XMR has been donated so far? Although donated funds are spent ...