State of the Layer: All Hands – May 16 2017

  • Craig
    1. Tether arbs with taiwan customers has restored the price back to the peg
    2. Travel
      1. Will be in NY next week for Consensus / TokenSummit
      2. Will be in Israel the following two weeks for d10e, meeting with potential sponsors & partners
    3. Omni Core 0.2 status?
    4. Deloitte proposal?
    5. Protocol enhancement usage
      1. Uniquely Identifiable Tokens
        1. Getting a build of Omniwallet that supports digital objects
        2. Will be testing the prototype with specific use cases
      2. Core.ID / meta-data / address tagging
        1. Will be working with coretech devs on protocol integration
    6. Omnilayer.org redesign and content
      1. Will be engaging a designer
      2. We need to prep how-to’s, walkthroughs and descriptions
    7. Litecoin private release
      1. Emails to alpha@omni.foundation has provided some feedback
    8. Integrators
      1. Made inquires about 0.0.12 update status
      2. Still need feedback from other large integrators
        1. Who else do we need?
  • Zathras
    1. Omni Explorer:
      1. Further patched Omni Engine to tolerate pending bug with unreleased 0.2.  Confirmed success (26 occurrences of bug, zero failures)
      2. Rewrote Omni Engine’s supporting library (DLL) to have a much larger debugging footprint in an effort to get more granular troubleshooting data
      3. Started work on Omni Explorer v8 (based on various user feedback over the last year & with a focus on multiple blockchain support)
    2. Omni Core:
      1. Updated Class D pull request based on feedback (thanks to @dexx7)
      2. Continuing the ongoing work on next features to support integrators (class D, central fees, sendmany etc)
  • Adam
    1. Omniwallet
      1. Handling support
      2. Worked with marv to improve db queries and speed up wallet load time
      3. Looking into multisig/hardware wallets support
      4. Looking at manage issuance/management
  • Sean
    1. bitcoinj-addons v0.2.3 due later this week
      1. Dependency updates only (some are important)
    2. OmniJ v0.5.1 due later this week
      1. Dependency updates
      2. Bug fixes and ecosystem compatibility updates
      3. Omniwallet REST client improvements (for OmniPortfolio, etc)
    3. OmniPortfolio v0.1.2 due next week
      1. Dependency updates
      2. Omniwallet balance query performance improvement
  • Patrick
    1. Assessing a new opportunity that would bring resources to the platform

State of the Layer: All Hands – May 09 2017

State of the Layer: All Hands – May 16 2017

State of the Layer: All Hands – May 09 2017

  • Zathras
    1. Omni Explorer:
      1. Recovered several brief outages caused by pending bug in Omni Core 0.1.99, getting more frequent as more transactions are pending
      2. Omni Engine has been patched to attempt to tolerate recurrences of above bug, in testing now
    2. Omni Core:
      1. Attempting to diagnose 500 error from RPC server when querying pending transactions (roughly one occurrence per 50,000 requests)
      2. Submitted minor PR for a fix on change issuer RPC (https://github.com/OmniLayer/omnicore/pull/468)
      3. Submitted PR for prototype of a new transaction class (D) with compressed payloads (https://github.com/OmniLayer/omnicore/pull/469)
      4. Continuing to work on next features to support integrators (class D, central fees, sendmany etc)
  • Adam
    1. Omniwallet
      1. Handling support
      2. Pushed additional websocket patches for balance data and improvements
      3. Looking into multisig/hardware wallets support
      4. Looking at manage issuance/management
  • Patrick
    1. Expanded Deloitte Proposal – focusing on identity verifiers, contingent tx oracle roles, use cases that can be prototyped as app-level functionalities using RPC
    2. Airbitz Integration
    3. Sphere Crowdsale

State of the Layer: All Hands – May 02 2017

State of the Layer: All Hands – May 09 2017

State of the Layer: All Hands – May 02 2017

  • Zathras
    1. Omni Explorer:
      1. Minor API changes (custom request)
      2. Synchronized dev & prod instances
    2. Omni Core:
      1. Continuing to work on next features including:
        1. Class D
        2. Central Fees
        3. SendMany
    3. General:
      1. Further discussion on central support avenue for Omni users
  • Adam
    1. Omniwallet
      1. Handling support
      2. Pushed additional websocket patches for balance data and improvements
      3. Looking into multisig/hardware wallets support
      4. Looking at manage issuance/management
  • Sean
    1. Bitcoinj-addons 0.2.2 released
    2. TLS (SSL) issues in consensus tests to Omniwallet CloudFlare are resolved
  • Patrick
    1. Pending response from Armenian CB, new website, AML/KYC backend
    2. Plan for budget and dev cycle for BTC->Token trading
    3. Scheduling business development/R&D for TradeLayer fast trading

State of the Layer: All Hands – Apr 25 2017

State of the Layer: All Hands – May 02 2017

State of the Layer: All Hands – Apr 25 2017

  • Craig
    1. Responding to Tether inquiries
      1. discussing past end-of-year audits
      2. How to properly release bank statements?
      3. Lots of new integrators reaching out
    2. Litecoin private release to larger audience
      1. Zathras got a Mac and can directly troubleshoot! 😀
      2. Setup alpha@omni.foundation email for interested testers for Omni Lite
    3. Integrators
      1. Made inquires about 0.0.12 update status
      2. Confirmed upgrades:
        1. Poloniex
        2. Bitfinex
        3. Tether
        4. Omniwallet
      3. Still need feedback from other large integrators
    4. Uniquely Identifiable Tokens
      1. Sponsored work may be picking up on this feature
      2. Digital object module for Omniwallet
    5. Core.ID / meta-data / address tagging
      1. Will be working with coretech devs on protocol integration
  • Zathras
    1. Omni Explorer:
      1. Performed backend migration (underlying hardware pending shutdown)
      2. Redesigned engine for OELite to account for long periods without changing data
    2. Omni Core:
      1. Purchased used Mac and setup test infrastructure & resolved local building issues for OSX
      2. Started work on next feature set:
        1. Class D (payload compression)
        2. Centralized fee sourcing
        3. Batched sends
  • Adam
    1. Omniwallet
      1. Handling support
      2. Looking into multisig/hardware wallets support
      3. Looking at manage issuance/management
  • Sean
    1. TLS issues with Omniwallet on Cloudflare are resolved.
      1. OmniPortfolio and Omniwallet REST client unaffected
      2. Test scripts need to set User Agent and use bitcoinj-addons 0.2.2 release later this week

State of the Layer: All Hands – Apr 18 2017

State of the Layer: All Hands – Apr 25 2017

State of the Layer: All Hands – Apr 18 2017

  • Craig
    1. Cannot join call
    2. Lots of Tether inquiries
      1. Reviewed bank statements, they’re fully solvent
      2. Team is working on alternate bank routing
      3. Big banks are bullies.
    3. Litecoin private release this week
      1. Everyone provide final feedback to Zathras ASAP
    4. Integrators
      1. Made inquires about 0.0.12 update status
      2. Have not heard back from the big integrators yet :-/
  • Zathras
    1. Omni Explorer
      1. Ported OmniExplorer to Litecoin prototype
      2. lite.omniexplorer.info now available to help with testing
    2. Omni Core Lite
      1. Fixed several discovered bugs in prototype
      2. More branding works
      3. Generated binaries via Gitian for Omni Core Lite 0.0.4
  • Adam
    1. Omniwallet
      1. Handling support
      2. Websocket micro refactor to include better caching and bug fix
      3. Looking into multisig/hardware wallets support
      4. Looking at manage issuance/management
  • Sean
    1. Jenkins CI server (ci.omni.foundation) storage increased — thanks Adam.
    2. Investigating issues with OmniJ (Omniwallet REST client) and post-Cloudflare Omniwallet
      1. Working theory is that REST client needs to implement SNI.
  • Patrick
    1. Finishing up blockchain yield index ahead of imminent launch
    2. We need to establish an S&P like compendium of projects that have transparent information and solid tech, team ect. So people know what the good assets and avoid the scamolas.
    3. We need to apply at the app level on Omniwallet ect. Some filters so that tokens with names like ETH, BTC, ect. Are not dominating the menu of markets when people first click into the Dex interface.

 

State of the Layer: All Hands – Apr 11 2017

State of the Layer: All Hands – Apr 18 2017

State of the Layer: All Hands – Apr 11 2017

  1. Craig
    1. Scheduling conflict this week
  2. Zathras
    1. Omni Explorer:
      1. Fixed a bug with pagination when looking up a property
      2. Added some low level auditing capabilities to OmniEngine
    2. Omni Core:
      1. Fixed (finally!) a rare DExv1 bug that could cause lock contention when a new block is connected while omni_getactivedexsells RPC is processing accept offers (https://github.com/OmniLayer/omnicore/pull/465)
      2. Added seed blocks for blocks 450,000 – 460,000 (https://github.com/OmniLayer/omnicore/pull/467)
      3. Added checkpoint for block 460,000 (https://github.com/OmniLayer/omnicore/pull/466)
      4. Reviewed @dexx7s relax data type checks PR
    3. Omni Core Lite:
      1. Further branding changes (using new logo etc)
      2. Number of bugfixes on Send page
      3. Cleaned up overview page & fixed several bugs
  3. Adam
    1. Omniwallet
      1. Handling support
      2. Looking into multisig/hardware wallets support
      3. Looking at manage issuance/management
  4. Sean
    1. CI server running out of space
      1. Blockchain keeps on growing!
      2. Hoping to add space (with Adam) later this week.
  5. dexx
    1. Reviewed and merged: Add seed blocks for 450,000 to 460,000
      https://github.com/OmniLayer/omnicore/pull/467
    2. Reviewed and merged: Add consensus hash for block 460,000
      https://github.com/OmniLayer/omnicore/pull/466
    3. Reviewed and merged: Fix possible lock contention in omni_getactivedexsells
      https://github.com/OmniLayer/omnicore/pull/465
    4. Submitted and merged: Relax datatype checks of omni_createrawtx_change
      https://github.com/OmniLayer/omnicore/pull/464
    5. Small improvements of atomic swap scripts:
      https://github.com/dexX7/py-omniswaps/
  6. Patrick
    1. Blockchain Yield Index and charting
    2. BOND pending authorization on the coming Tuesday, preliminarily the regulatory support is in place for the approval
    3. Petitioning for near activation of the STO feature

State of the Layer: All Hands – Apr 04 2017

State of the Layer: All Hands – Apr 11 2017

State of the Layer: All Hands – Apr 04 2017

  • Craig
    1. Omni on Litecoin binary release this week?
      1. UI bug fixes, Zathras updating Omni Lite logo
      2. Release to private groups first
    2. Extension Block compatibility assessment
      1. Duplicate soft fork methodology for cross-chain tokens?
    3. OmniWallet needed updates
      1. Managed issuance / grant / revoke for new issuers
      2. Lots of requests coming in
      3. Electron wrapper for “local”(-ish) omniwallet?
    4. Omniwallet DEx enhancements
      1. Protocol change to allow BTC->Token DEx?
      2. Interface updates for MetaDEx/OmniDEx
    5. Progress on Address tagging / Identity consortium
      1. Creating an omniwallet adapter for coreID
    6. Enhancements for integrators still being worked on
      1. Implement default “fee address” & Implement “send_many” style transaction
    7. Integrator communication for 0.0.12 release
    8. 0.2 Omni Core release status
    9. Prepare proposal for interested consulting firms on benefits of investment in Omni development
  • Zathras
    1. Omni Explorer:
      1. Added SSL (no data is sent to OE by users, but SSL helps privacy)
      2. Fixed a notification bug that caused incorrect warnings
      3. Fixed an outage when OC node (0.2-dev) became unresponsive, not found root cause yet
    2. Omni Core Lite:
      1. Major overhaul of the UI send tab, lots of improvements and lots of bugfixes
      2. Rebranded splash & about dialogs
      3. Generated Gitian builds of 0.0.3 Omni Core Lite for more internal testing
    3. General:
      1. Started taking a look at DexX’s atomic swaps stuff
  • Adam
    1. Omniwallet
      1. Handling support
      2. Looking into multisig/hardware wallets support
      3. Looking at managed issuance/management
  • Sean
    1. Back from travel and available this week.
  • dexx
    1. Ported address-index modifications for Omni Core 0.0.12:
      https://github.com/dexX7/bitcoin/tree/addrindex-omnicore-0.0.12
    2. Small fix to avoid incompatibility with Python bitcoinrpc package:
      https://github.com/OmniLayer/omnicore/pull/464
    3. New exploration of guarded atomic swaps of Omni tokens
  • Marv
    1. Omniwallet
      1. Monitoring support
    2. Omniexplorer
      1. Submitting improvement feedback

State of the Layer: All Hands – Mar 28 2017

State of the Layer: All Hands – Apr 04 2017