Ripple CTO David Schwartz admits he optimized the Bitcoin code 10 years ago
- Future XRPL Creator Changes BTC Code
- Creation of Ripple Labs
The chief technology officer of San Francisco-based tech giant Ripple turned out to be one of those computer engineers who helped code code for the flagship cryptocurrency, Bitcoin, a few years after its release. launch by the mysterious Satoshi Nakamoto.
Future XRPL Creator Changes BTC Code
In 2017, big XRP supporter Tiffany Hayden discovered on GitHub that David Schwartz was part of the large group of developers who changed the BTC code.
– 𝙷𝚊𝚢𝚍𝚎𝚗 (@haydentiff) December 30, 2021
Asked directly on Twitter about it, Ripple’s CTO admitted that he actually optimized BTC code for mining pool apps in 2011. He’s on the list along with BTC developers like Gavin Andresen and Peter Todd.
I did some code optimization work for mining pool apps in 2011.
– 𝚂𝚌𝚑𝚠𝚊𝚛𝚝𝚣 (@JoelKatz) December 30, 2021
The anonymous creator of Bitcoin, Satoshi, has personally chosen Andresen as the “main maintainer” of the open source Bitcoin code.
In 2012, Andresen became one of the directors of the Bitcoin Nonprofit Foundation, which was established to restore Bitcoin’s reputation after it was claimed as a payment tool for criminals and drug traffickers. .
Creation of Ripple Labs
In 2011, David Schwartz, Jed McCaleb, and Arthur Britto started working on XRP Ledger, inspired by Bitcoin but hoping to make a better version of it. Chris Larsen then joined them and they founded OpenCoin, later renamed Ripple Labs.