Dash Retail is a DAO treasury proposal to build software that enables Dash merchants to buy, sell and accept Dash in one integrated system, and to instantly hedge against volatility. The team is Ash Francis, Alex Cox (both of eWallet fame) and myself. Here is our roadmap.
Things don’t work quite right and Core team may be satisfied they fixed it but the rest of us do not always get the message. This is a communication issue, relatively easy to solve.
For example, there is a bug in the previous version of the Android wallet where the payment does not exit the wallet and shows “this payment has not yet been transmitted.” Normally, this error message means the user does not have adequate internet access. But not in this case.
Dash is pure genius, it is a hybrid evolution of proof of work, it is investment, it is governance, it is InstantSend and ChainLocks for 51%-attack-proofness, it is username-based payments done right on the blockchain, it is pioneering ground teams with real merchants, it is business development and more.
Somebody asked me on Reddit the other day how you recognize a real adoption project. Here are some initial ideas to start a conversation.
The most basic and original idea behind bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies is that we can use these cryptographically-protected account balances protected by hash-making machines as digital cash. That is, as cash that you can’t touch. But otherwise, you can use it just like cash. This implies: