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Altcoin - a lite version of Altcoin optimized for CPU mining using scrypt as a proof of work scheme.

Algorithm: Scrypt-Adaptive-Nfactor (Not scrypt-jane)

Symbol : ALT

Max Coins: 4294967296 altcoins.

Block time: 1 minutes

Subsidy halves every 840,000 blocks (~4 years)

Difficulty Re-Target Time: 18 minutes

Block Rewards: Random as shown in the following table:

block number

| Block No. | Reward | |

|---------- |--------------|---|

| 1 to 131072 | rand[1,256] | |

| 131073 to 262144 | rand[1,128] | |

| 262145 to 524288 | rand[1,64] | |

| 524289 to 1048576 | rand[1,16] | |

| ................. | ....... | |

random up range halves every 131072 blocks (about 3 months)

minimum block reward is 1 ALT

Port: P2P 32767, RPC 32768

Development process

Developers work in their own trees, then submit pull requests when they think their feature or bug fix is ready.

The patch will be accepted if there is broad consensus that it is a good thing. Developers should expect to rework and resubmit patches if they don't match the project's coding conventions (see coding.txt) or are controversial.

The master branch is regularly built and tested, but is not guaranteed to be completely stable. Tags are regularly created to indicate new official, stable release versions of Altcoin.

Feature branches are created when there are major new features being worked on by several people.

From time to time a pull request will become outdated. If this occurs, and the pull is no longer automatically mergeable; a comment on the pull will be used to issue a warning of closure. The pull will be closed 15 days after the warning if action is not taken by the author. Pull requests closed in this manner will have their corresponding issue labeled 'stagnant'.

Issues with no commits will be given a similar warning, and closed after 15 days from their last activity. Issues closed in this manner will be labeled 'stale'.

Check out https://bitcointalk.org/index.php?topic=459028 for more info about the development.