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Litecoin's MimbleWimble is Live on Testnet, Full Activation in 2021 - Ethereum World News

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On the 1st of this month, Litecoin’s MimbleWimble protocol was launched on the Testnet MimbleWimble developer, David Burkett, explained that the testnet version still has to undergo further testing before the Litecoin community can test it Full activation on the mainnet will be some time in 2021

On the first of this month, the MimbleWimble protocol on the Litecoin (LTC) network went live on the testnet. The event was highlighted on Twitter by several Litecoin community members as can be seen below.

#MWEB is entering its final stages and we have many people to thank. The #LitecoinFam, the @LTCFoundation, @DavidBurkett38, @SatoshiLite. Now to commemorate this event, our #Litecoin Chikun must evolve. I bring you the #Warlock Chikun! Fast, reliable, secure and NOW fungible. — Rob D Arise WarŁock Chikun (@BoilingPointLLC) October 1, 2020 Litecoin MimbleWimble Testnet launches tonight. @DavidBurkett38 will spend the rest of the evening documenting everything and seeing if he can get an automated build of litecoin w/ libmw. more nodes will be added to the network [email protected] Pompletter? — Master⚡️250k/6.25k BTC/LTC 2021 (@MASTERBTCLTC) October 1, 2020 Litecoin’s MimbleWimble Launch on Testnet Eclipsed by 2 Major Events this Past Week

However, the highly anticipated launch of the Litecoin MimbleWimble protocol on the testnet was eclipsed by the two major events of the CFTC charging Bitmex with operating an illegal derivatives exchange and President Trump testing positive for COVID19.

Full Activation on Mainnet in 2021

According to the main MimbleWimble Developer, David Burkett, the code for the protocol can be found on Github. Therefore, any developer interested in checking out and running a testnet node can do so.

Mr. Burkett also explained that his main focus now was making MimbleWimble on the testnet more accessible to regular Litecoin users to start testing it out as well. Thi...

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