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Decred (DCR)

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Decred is an open-source, community-based cryptocurrency. Decred was launched in February 2016 by the bitcoin developers that engineered btcsuite, an alternative full-node Bitcoin implementation written in the Go (golang) programming language and is used by development projects such as Ethereum, Factom, BitGo, OpenBazaar, and the Lightning Network.


Decred (DCR) Pros | 10

Decred developers created the first functioning cryptocurrency atomic swap between Decred (DCR) and Litecoin (LTC) on September 19, 2017.

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Core development team that is vested in the coin.

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Decred shares many of Bitcoin's positive qualities: fixed monetary supply, disinflationary issuance of the coin over time through mining, BIP39 wallets, etc.

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A huge part of Decred is solving development funding without doing legally questionable ICOs. Part of that is solved with 10% of the block reward going to a development fund.

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Decred's codebase is derived from btcsuite, a full node Bitcoin implementation written in Go.

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Decred (DCR) Cons | 3

You can only stake if you buy a full ticket (~95 DCR, 3-8-'18). Though splitting a ticket will be possible in the future.

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the name Decred created feelings of akwardness and doubt because it wasn't clear how to pronounce

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Yet another cryptocurrency that doesn't do that much new or better to justify being mass adopted.

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