8 Feb 2023 | Updated 18 Apr 2023 [dev]

SyntheticBird45 starts work on 'Cuprate', an experimental Monero node written in Rust

SyntheticBird451 has started working on Cuprate2, an upcoming experimental, modern & secure Monero node written in Rust:

Releasing an alternative node will reinforce the Monero Network if a security vulnerability is discovered in the current node maintained by the monero-core team. [..] I encourage anyone to review the work being done, discuss about it or propose agressive optimizations [..]

Features overview

The developer decided to abandon their recent CCS proposal3 and focus on coding instead4.

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

Update 23/3/30: project looking for volunteers to help do benchmarks5.

Update 23/4/18: Boog906 joins the project according to progress report7.