Phore Core Wallet Development Proposal - October 2020

Phore Core Wallet Development Proposal

October 2020 (50,000 PHR)

This proposal covers further enhancement of the Phore Core wallet. This includes development, testing, deployment, operations, marketing and user support to fix bugs reported by users, improve functionality of existing features, improve the user experience, add new features, and maintain stability and security.

We are continuing to work on the v1.7.0 release, which will be a mandatory release and will include improvements to the staking protocol as well as many other changes, including several of the items below:

  • Add RPC commands for easier integration with Insight servers (Trezor/Phore Marketplace back end) and other 3rd party services
  • Improvements to gitian build process
  • Compatibility with latest versions of OSX
  • Foreign language translation updates
  • Improved address manager performance
  • Add support for RISC-V and include in gitian build process
  • Restore feature to be able to double click on proposals to open the description URL
  • Masternode RPC updates
  • Travis build fixes
  • Update Qt library to 5.9.7
  • Update leveldb version
  • Add Tor icon to status bar
  • Refactoring code to improve quality and ease future development
  • Switch from openssl to secp256k1 for consensus

Future development priorities include:

  • Support for OP_CHECKTIMELOCKVERIFY (BIP65) opcode standard
  • New RPC commands including getblockindexstats
  • Removal of zero-fee transaction support
  • Improvements to HD addressing GUI setup process
  • Masternode protocol improvements
  • Budget governance improvements
  • Improved transaction handling
  • Further staking improvements
  • Further bug fixes

We appreciate your support in helping us make this a reality. If you have ideas, suggestions, or want to make a contribution to Phore’s development, please reach out to Michael Trisko or Thomas Ambler on Discord or Telegram and let us know.