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Namecoin Roadmap

Abbreviations

TBD : to be discussed
F : forum link
G : Github link
O : other link
! : urgent
bold : important
 


 

  • Core (Client / Protocol)

    • Namecoin Core
      • Deterministic Builds for Windows (Gitian)
      • Alert Keys
    • Strategic changes / Hardforks
      • ! merged mining format (BIP9) F
      • name db hash
      • fees (also destroying coins)
        • find consensus
      • value size (520 bytes limitation)
      • Bitcoin compatibility
      • dust
  • Core GUI

    • Port Name Tab F
    • nameGUI (ANTPY) F
  • Application

    • Namecoin Bundle (TBD; client, NMCtrl, resolver installation)
    • Light Resolving
      • API server (experimental version is online) F
      • PoW secured API server F
      • SPV bounty F
    • NMControl
      • TLS
        • new DNS server (TBD)
        • via local proxy (prototype available) F
      • API mode (prototype available) F
      • Tor support (TBD)
      • Tor browser support (TBD)
      • i2p support (TBD)
      • redirection to legacy domains (TBD; coolsite.bit --> coolsite.freedomainhoster.com; easy with proxy)
      • improve http GUI name browser (experimental version available) F
  • Documentation & Communication

    • Improve the wiki
      • done? Port missing pages from the old wiki
      • done? Beginner's manual ("getting started")
      • List of resources (tools / libs / code snippets)
      • Merged-mining instructions
    • Define, implement and foster communication channels

    • Marketing & Recruiting

      • Make httpS://namecoin.ORG standard URL
      • Use new logo everywhere (bitcointalk, twitter, blog)
      • Get more websites on .bit (maybe as an additional shortcut domain?)
  • Ongoing Tasks

    • Maintenance
      • Server
      • Website
      • Wiki
      • Forum (software update!)
    • Namecoin Core Bitcoin downstream
    • Donations
    • Bounties F
    • Funding (TBD)
  • Projects / Research / New Applications

    • All releases via Github (TBD)
    • Standardize tools
      • python rpc to core
      • nameprocess
    • URI Scheme for names F
    • Create and read IDs (NMControl / nameGUI)
    • WOT F
    • DHT / external data storage (TBD)
    • File signing bounty F
      • maybe combine with timestamping (TBD)
      • NMControl / nameGUI (TBD)
    • Timestamping
    • Even further Bitmessage integration (replace all by IDs? TBD) bounty
    • Full eMail client integration (PGP / ECC)
    • Electrum integration (should be relatively easy to do)
    • give more weight to names by sending NMC to them F
    • revocation (TBD)
    • name_update without privkey (TBD)
    • P2Pool sharechain implementation F
    • Torrent Tracking F
    • Namecoin Local PGP Keyserver (early version available) F