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MimbleWimble

MimbleWimble as an idea was released anonymously. It's a block chain with PoW but almost nothing else.

Grin is an in-progress implementation of the MimbleWimble protocol. Many characteristics of MimbleWimble and Grin are still undefined. Please read our introduction to MimbleWimble and Grin

What is here in "docs"?

The wiki

Documents about MimbleWimble, its implementations, and more.

We have:

Get involved

Please read how to contribute and be aware of our code of conduct.

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Philosophy

  • Grin wants to be a minimal implementation.

  • It wants to be inclusive and welcoming for all walks of life, without judgement.

  • Grin aims high, to bring improvements for all, without harming others.

  • The Grin implementation's maintainers may have strong opinions to stay lean and simple, without diminishing others.

  • We believe in pull requests, data and scientific research.

  • We do not take interest in unfounded beliefs.

Our thanks go out to

Tom Elvis Jedusor for the first formulation of MimbleWimble.

Andrew Poelstra for his related work and improvements.

John Tromp for the Cuckoo Cycle proof of work.

J.K. Rowling for making it despite extraordinary adversity.

License

Apache License v2.0.