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I want to follow the most up to date developments of Bitcoin, (such as M of N transaction confirmation).

Who are the primary developers of Bitcoin and what is the most efficient way to track the progress of this and similar activities?

I'm interested in reading either a detailed activity view, or a high level bullet point of key developments. Ideally someone would offer both information formats as an answer.


A nice summary view would include the following ideas and a status on testnet and on the production network:

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The core developers are listed on the main Bitcoin page, while everyone that contributed code are listed on the About page. Probably the most up-to-date info on what is happening with the code would be on the GitHub repo.

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The progress is being tracked through the "Bitcoin Improvement Proposal". There is a grid of several new features that may or may not make it into a future version of the client.

Learn about the BIP submission process here

  • Improvements local to the reference client (or any client) that don't influence others will typically not be turned into BIPs. – Pieter Wuille Dec 12 '12 at 9:45

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