22 Mar 2024 | Updated 17 Jun 2024 [CCS]

0xFFFC submits CCS proposal for 3 more months of full-time Monero dev work

0xFFFC1 has submitted their second CCS proposal2 to work full-time on Monero development for 3 more months (May, June, July 2024):

The bulk of my focus will be on opportunities related to performance improvement. To find out performance improvement opportunities a performance test suite is necessary for the Monero project.

Funding proposed: 90 XMR.

ETA: ~3 months (480 hours).

Tasks overview

The complete list of tasks is available on Gitlab2.

0xFFFC started contributing to Monero/Seraphis last year345 and has already posted a progress report for their first CCS proposal last month6.

To read the full proposal, share your feedback, ask questions and support this CCS, consult !4382.

This is an ongoing story and the report will be updated when new information is available.


Update 24/3/27: proposal paused by 0xFFFC for the foreseeable future7.

Update 24/4/9: proposal reopened8.

Update 24/4/19: moved to funding stage9.

Update 24/4/23: fully funded (10 contributions).

Update 24/6/17: M1 completed10.


  1. https://github.com/0xFFFC0000/, 0​xfffc:matrix.org 

  2. https://repo.getmonero.org/monero-project/ccs-proposals/-/merge_requests/438  2 3

  3. https://bounties.monero.social/posts/75/, /plowsof-bounty-blake2b-test-vector-suite-seraphis-library/ 

  4. https://bounties.monero.social/posts/91/1-000m-twofish-addition-to-monero 

  5. https://github.com/monero-project/monero/pulls?q=is%3Apr+author%3A0xFFFC0000+ 

  6. /0xfffc-posts-february-2024-dev-update/ 

  7. https://libera.monerologs.net/monero-research-lab/20240327#c352992 

  8. https://repo.getmonero.org/monero-project/ccs-proposals/-/merge_requests/438#note_1 

  9. https://ccs.getmonero.org/proposals/0xfffc-2024Q2.html 

  10. /0xfffc-submits-monero-dev-work-ccs-proposal-may-july-2024/