[Lightning-dev] Lightning C prototype v0.2: "Butterfly Labs' Timely Delivery"
rusty at rustcorp.com.au
Thu Jan 21 22:43:15 UTC 2016
Thanks to Anthony Towns, who as a new contributor got to name
the release. Future releases will be more regular!
This release has a daemon which does the crypto handshake and
can connect to other daemons, establish channels, negotiate and fulfull
HTLCs, and close them.
What it doesn't do: stealing old transactions if they're
published, handling (unilateral) close with HTLCs, nor routing or fee
In addition, there is very little testing and many known bugs:
110 FIXMEs at current count!
Plans for the next release:
- Nail down the remaining unhandled inter-node protocol cases.
- More testing and bugfixes.
- Revisit crypto and packet format vs. https://github.com/LightningNetwork/lnd
For a guide to the source, see:
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