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I'm not a big proponent of either C++ or Boost. Has there been any attempt to rewrite Bitcoin in plain ANSI C, or maybe Objective C? Thanks.

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There is a pure C99 bitcoin implementation called cbitcoin by MatthewLM, forum threads:

but it is currently in alpha stage. One of its features is weak library dependency, e.g. it possible to implement cryptography using something other than OpenSSL. As far as I know there is no Objective C Bitcoin implementation.

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Objective-C library is CoreBitcoin:

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Please give additional information about the stage the library is in. – Murch Sep 3 '13 at 23:00

picocoin / libccoin available at

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