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f2161b4 Improve raw peg-in creation logic/help and add basic tests (Gregory Sanders)

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  shores up concerns in #465 and fixes a return variable help text. Adds tests.

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Elements blockchain platform

This is the integration and staging tree for the Elements blockchain platform, a collection of feature experiments and extensions to the Bitcoin protocol. This platform enables anyone to build their own businesses or networks pegged to Bitcoin as a sidechain or run as a standalone blockchain with arbitrary asset tokens.

Confidential Assets

The latest feature in the Elements blockchain platform is Confidential Assets, the ability to issue multiple assets on a blockchain where asset identifiers and amounts are blinded yet auditable through the use of applied cryptography.

Features of the Elements blockchain platform

Compared to Bitcoin itself, it adds the following features:

Previous elements that have been integrated into Bitcoin:

  • Segregated Witness
  • Relative Lock Time

Elements deferred for additional research and standardization:


Elements is released under the terms of the MIT license. See COPYING for more information or see

What is the Elements Project?

Elements is an open source, sidechain-capable blockchain platform. It also allows experiments to more rapidly bring technical innovation to the Bitcoin ecosystem.

Learn more on the Elements Project website