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Technical Discussion / [NEWS] GIP Development Release Update (32MB Blocks)
« on: December 07, 2019, 12:32:24 pm »
We are excited to announce that Goldcoin client development and testing of GIP1 is now complete.

New Features:

- Maximum block size increase to 32MB.
- New modern logo.
- Unit of account updated to 'GLC'.
- Tx increase to 1,120 TPS.
- GoldCoin branding changed to Goldcoin.

Notes:

This latest update has undergone extensive testing including various transaction stress tests. I would also remind the reader that all development is public and open-source. We encourage anyone interested in closely following or participating in development to join our team on Slack.

Schedule:

The binaries will be built this weekend and the software will be released next week. Once we have the exact date for next week's release, we will notify the community here.

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If you have any comments or questions about this topic, please write them below.

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ASHEVILLE, NC -- November 9th, 2019

As Goldcoin embarks on its ambitious plan to replace PoW by developing a new PoP consensus algorithm, we are excited to announce the addition of a new member to our Administrative Team.

Patrick Thomas has been appointed to the position of "Digital Marketing Specialist".  Patrick has a background in CNC mechanical engineering, business management, and digital marketing.  His passion is in helping newcomers to the industry understand cryptocurrency.

In his new role, Mr. Thomas will be developing strategies used in marketing our project, moderating our Telegram, leveraging social media, and building a Goldcoin YouTube channel that will provide educational content and updates related to the Goldcoin project.

About Goldcoin

Goldcoin is the world's first "Hard Money." A super secure value store and cash payment system. Fully decentralized and distributed. Fast and Free. It's Digital Gold for a New Generation.

Forward Looking Statements

This release contains certain forward-looking statements, which reflect management's expectations regarding future events and operating performance and speak only as of the date hereof. These forward-looking statements involve a number of risks and uncertainties.

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Technical Discussion / Re: [UPDATE] 10/24 Mobile Apps Status Report
« on: November 05, 2019, 08:53:44 pm »
The developers are currently working to repair the bug in the iOS app.

We anticipate having an update published on or before Nov 11th.

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Technical Discussion / Re: [UPDATE] 10/24 Mobile Apps Status Report
« on: November 05, 2019, 08:50:56 pm »
The exchange rate display bug affecting the Android app has been fixed.

https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=de.schildbach.wallet.goldcoin

An update is now available in the Google Playstore. (see link above.)

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ASHEVILLE, NC -- November 5th, 2019

As Goldcoin embarks on its ambitious plan to replace PoW by developing a new PoP consensus algorithm, the team appoints Crystal Starre to the position of Administrative Director.

Former GLC Community Manager and current Event Coordinator at the Living Arts Foundation, Ms. Starre will begin overseeing the daily office operations of Goldcoin (GLC), including office management, technology, human resources, contracts and management of GLC administrative staff.

Starre brings proven management leadership skills to Goldcoin along with excellent interpersonal and relationship building skills. She has worked in corporate leadership for over 10 years and now serves community projects specializing in administrative and event planning.

The new Administrative Director will work to improve processes and policies, manage administrative staff, and lead long-term organizational planning.

About Goldcoin

Goldcoin is the world's first "Hard Money." A super secure value store and cash payment system. Fully decentralized and distributed. Fast and Free. It's Digital Gold for a New Generation.

Forward Looking Statements

This release contains certain forward-looking statements, which reflect management's expectations regarding future events and operating performance and speak only as of the date hereof. These forward-looking statements involve a number of risks and uncertainties.

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The Break Room / Re: [MUSIC] What Are You Listening to at the Moment?
« on: November 01, 2019, 02:04:56 pm »

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Hi Greg or other Members
a good friend of mine has the Goldcoin Wallet on his iPhone. He wants to send some GLC amount from his Paper Wallet (PW) to the Handy Goldcoin Wallet.
BUT.. he has no QR Code, while he did write the privat key etc. in hand writings while creating the PW.
How can he move on?
Thanks for your advices und I'm happy to join now also the goldcointalk.
Best Regards from Switzerland
CryptoTom
(also at Twitter)

Several options here:

Enter the private key manually into the desktop client.
Use a QR code generator to create a code and sweep with Android.
Use a QR code generator and scan with iOS after 11/11 wallet is released.

Let me know if you have any additional questions.

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Technical Discussion / [UPDATE] 10/24 Mobile Apps Status Report
« on: October 24, 2019, 04:11:12 pm »
[Mobile Apps Update]

1. The Android app currently has a bug that causes the exchange rate displayed to be inaccurate. Our developers are aware of this issue and have a fix in the works that should be available on our around Nov 4th. We don't consider this bug to be critical as it does not impact the security of the wallet nor does it affect the sending and receiving of coins. (Resolved)

2. The iOS app has two bugs. The exchange rate is broken and no longer displays, and if users update to the latest version of iOS, it breaks the sending functionality of the app. We're attempting now to gain access to the Apple Developer account which belongs to a former team member. Although these bugs do not impact security, the broken sending feature IS considered a critical issue. (In Progress)

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On Nov 11th, the Goldcoin developers will be releasing an updated version of the Goldcoin Core client software. This upgrade will replace the previously scheduled RBH.

[Rational]

It was determined this week that we did not have a required consensus of nodes to fully adopt the RBH. This would have resulted in a critical network split creating two versions of the Goldcoin blockchain. As you can see using the network tool below our decentralized network is highly distributed.

Network node map: http://goldcoinnetwork.info/ (NNM courtesy of Frank White)

Rather than risking the negative effects of a network split, the development team has decided to move forward with a traditional hard fork using an updated client that will remain backward compatible for an extended period.

This revised update will allow us to increase our network capacity as previously scheduled without disrupting our network or creating an inflationary event.

[Key benefits]
  • No risk of network split
  • The update will be backward compatible
  • Network nodes will have 6 months to upgrade
  • There will be zero inflation
  • Nodes won't be burdened with the storage requirements of the BTC blockchain
  • Tx throughput will increase to ‭1,120‬ TPS
  • Our immutable ledger will remain fully intact
[Conclusion]

This revised update, to be released on Nov 11th, will allow us to increase our network capacity (as previously announced) without disrupting our network or creating an inflationary event for users.

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If you have any comments or questions about this topic, please write them below.

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Mining & Pools / Current Status of Goldcoinpool.com
« on: October 19, 2019, 06:22:06 pm »
The Goldcoin Team owns the domain name GOLDCOINPOOL.COM.

In the past, this domain has been used to redirect traffic to a mining pool operated by Gold Buffalo. However, it was decided by the pool operator that the pool would be decommissioned for the time being. His stated plans are to build another mining pool after the RBH.

So the team has decided for now to redirect website visitors to the Mining Pool Board of this forum.

Once GB has his new pool up and running, we will consider redirecting traffic to the new pool. Or in the event that does not occur we are open to redirecting traffic to another mining pool.

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If you have any comments or questions about this topic, please write them below.

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The Break Room / Re: [MUSIC] What Are You Listening to at the Moment?
« on: October 19, 2019, 01:34:58 pm »

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Service Discussion / Goldcoin to be Listed on Top Exchange P2PB2B
« on: October 19, 2019, 12:24:04 pm »
Our team is delighted to announce that thanks to our community's fundraising efforts we've been able to secure a top-tier exchange listing.

Sometime on or around Oct 25th, Goldcoin will begin trading live on P2PB2B!

Website: https://p2pb2b.io/
Twitter: https://twitter.com/p2pb2b



P2PB2B is a top CMC exchange frequently appearing in the top 5 overall exchanges ranked by volume. On Monday, Oct 21st they will be making the official announcement on Twitter.

CMC Ranking: https://coinmarketcap.com/rankings/exchanges/

If you have any comments or questions about our new listing, please write them below.


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Meta / FIXED: Problem with Registration Questions
« on: October 18, 2019, 10:13:02 am »
Today, it was discovered that one of the registration questions had a misspelled answer.

'Mecury' is not the closest plant to the Sun.

The error prevented anyone from registering an account on the forum.

This issue has now been resolved!  :thumbsup:

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iOS App Support / Known issues affecting the legacy iOS App
« on: October 18, 2019, 08:09:03 am »
There are currently two known issues with the legacy iOS app.

1. Upgrading to iOS version 13.1.2 breaks the app and prevents sending of coins.

2. The Bittrex delisting broke the displayed exchange rate function.

Our developers are aware of the issues listed above and are working to patch the app.

We currently do not have an ETA but will be updating this post regularly as the work progresses.

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Marketplace / Re: Irish Pub Goldcoin ATM’s
« on: October 03, 2019, 06:41:23 pm »
So once i’m A money transmitter and approved by the community leaders...why not hit at all these types of Irish Pubs for a great start to find your Pot of Gold at the End of there Rainbow Dreams let it be Luck of the Irish...with Captain G and MicroGuy blessing this could become good project going forward

Right on. Next year we're planning on adding two Goldcoin ATMs in the downtown Asheville, NC area!

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