What is Galleon?
An alternative cryptocurrency disrupting the already rather disrupting crypto market.
- 20,000,000,000 coins
- 96 coins rewarded per block, halving every ~48 months
- minimum reward of 1000 coin per block
- 120 second block times
- difficulty retargeting using Kimoto Gravity Well
Notable differences from Bitcoin
- replacement of ECDSA with Schnorr signing
- use of secp256r1 curve over secp256k1
- requirement for public key when verifying transactions
- modification to RPC interface s.t. public keys are Base64 encoded
Modifications to the RPC API
- makekeypair [prefix]
Additional technical details can be found in the Wiki.
Forked from Bitcoin reference wallet 0.8.5 and Blakecoin
Galleon is released under the terms of the MIT license. See
COPYING for more
information or see http://opensource.org/licenses/MIT.