#8: New contracts & light node updates

Covering April 22 - April 29


  • Zack Hess wrote a new version of the channel team close transaction type, which allows users to close multiple channels on the same block; makes a simple way for people to cancel a p2p derivatives contract if the both want it canceled; and makes it easier for block explorers. The hard update for this has not been set up yet.

  • There was a soft fork update to prevent a bug in channel team close txs that allowed them to move more money than there was in the channel.

  • The stablecoin interface in the light node was updated, users can now both buy and sell stablecoins.

  • A new interface to control how long a derivative offer is valid until it expires was added to the light node.

  • A new interface was added to otc_listener in the light node, it tells users the price of the stablecoins they are trading.

  • The light node also saw several bug patches this week.

  • There are 11 open issues in the Amoveo depo.

  • There were 18 commits created in 2 repositories.


This week, several new contracts were made on the Amoveo blockchain:

  • Zack Hess sold 3.5 VEO of long-VEO to Alfred on Telegram.

  • Zack Hess sold 10 VEO of stablecoins to Michal Marek on Telegram.

  • Zack Hess sold 10 VEO of stablecoins to Bequis on Telegram.


  • Someone made a tool to track Amoveo mentions on Twitter, Reddit and Hacker News. Check it out here.

  • Robin Hanson answered the #3Questions about the future of Prediction Markets. Read it here.

  • Zack Hess reviewed an oracle design based on the Amoveo’s oracle made by Komodo dev James Lee. Read it here.