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Do you think Mr. Spread will be back?

Yes
16 (50%)
No
15 (46.9%)
Who cares, we don't need him.
1 (3.1%)

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njs811

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Mr. Spread
« on: February 20, 2015, 02:46:24 pm »
Does anyone know what has happened to him? His absence is making the community nervous.  It clearly has affected price.

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« Reply #1 on: February 20, 2015, 02:53:45 pm »
Does anyone know what has happened to him? His absence is making the community nervous.  It clearly has affected price.

Well, Mr. Spread is a very cryptic guy. So, nobody will ever know what is going on with him.

He has been away for 5 days now: http://spreadcointalk.org/index.php?action=profile;u=4

I don't think it has affected price yet, except in the mind of weak hands who will use any excuse to sell and drop the price.

I suggest we wait a few more days and see what happens.

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« Reply #2 on: February 20, 2015, 04:09:34 pm »
Does anyone know what has happened to him? His absence is making the community nervous.  It clearly has affected price.

Well, Mr. Spread is a very cryptic guy. So, nobody will ever know what is going on with him.

He has been away for 5 days now: http://spreadcointalk.org/index.php?action=profile;u=4

I don't think it has affected price yet, except in the mind of weak hands who will use any excuse to sell and drop the price.

I suggest we wait a few more days and see what happens.

He may have bit off more than he can chew, maybe the way the network was built means it cannot handle IX? I don't know.

Maybe he has a meth addiction and he's out now in some shit hole, high as fuck...
I don't know?

I would like to know, though.

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Re: Mr. Spread
« Reply #3 on: February 20, 2015, 08:42:25 pm »
I'd say we keep up the testnet nodes till there is an answer.

No need guessing or speculating. Truth of the matter is: this guy knows how to code and spent a long time developing this coin.

As long as his wallets are untouched I'm open to an explanation upon his return.

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Re: Mr. Spread
« Reply #4 on: February 20, 2015, 09:45:20 pm »
I'm sorry guys, I just sold my coins. I think Mr. Spread has gone for good.

Spreadcoin was a good investment. Farewell.

I will still be moderating the forum though. And if Mr. Spread does come back I'll buy back in again.
We just have to wait.

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« Reply #5 on: February 20, 2015, 09:46:25 pm »
I'm sorry guys, I just sold my coins. I think Mr. Spread has gone for good.

Spreadcoin was a good investment. Farewell.

I will still be moderating the forum though. And if Mr. Spread does come back I'll buy back in again.

I have no problem with that, it's your money and your decision.

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« Reply #6 on: February 21, 2015, 02:45:38 am »
I am still holding on. Perhaps he had a power outage. It is clear to me that Mr. Spread has worked extremely hard on this. He would be a fool not to continue. 

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« Reply #7 on: February 21, 2015, 08:34:11 pm »
SPR= Spread, please return

Is it unreasonable to speculate that someone could step in Mr. Spread's absence and continue development in the event he does not return?  The foundation of the coin still remains impressive.  Even without immediate anonymous tech, the ability to run dynamic masternodes from the qt client is still a revolutionary feature were it to be incorporated into mainnet. 
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« Reply #8 on: February 21, 2015, 09:32:42 pm »
It is a bit unsetteling, but it is still a coin with high potential, I think.
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Re: Mr. Spread
« Reply #9 on: February 23, 2015, 05:48:56 pm »
So who is on the development team? Step forward

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Re: Mr. Spread
« Reply #10 on: February 23, 2015, 05:55:58 pm »
So who is on the development team? Step forward

I've volunteered if needed.  ;)

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« Reply #11 on: February 23, 2015, 07:04:31 pm »
So who is on the development team? Step forward

Well, sure I'll pitch in to help stabilize the situation.

What was Mr Spread's next move to be, does anyone have a hint?

Cheers

Graham

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« Reply #12 on: February 23, 2015, 07:17:05 pm »
So who is on the development team? Step forward

Well, sure I'll pitch in to help stabilize the situation.

What was Mr Spread's next move to be, does anyone have a hint?

Cheers

Graham

Well it seems to be open season... but maybe a one step at a time approach is best - another round of testing with more votes per block for faster election/de-election of Masternodes, plus your own/elbandi's UI improvements?

If the de/election process was about 10x faster it would be a great start.  :)

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« Reply #13 on: February 23, 2015, 07:34:51 pm »
So who is on the development team? Step forward

I've volunteered if needed.  ;)

Well this would seem like the ideal opportunity for a competent C++ dev to do some great things.  :)

Particularly as there's already a working IX implementation out there in the wild to build upon.

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« Reply #14 on: February 23, 2015, 08:20:28 pm »
maybe a one step at a time approach is best - another round of testing with more votes per block for faster election/de-election of Masternodes, plus your own/elbandi's UI improvements?

Yes, a detailed road map with dates.

1. Clearly bring round 2 of testing to a public end.
2. Publish a brief summary of the results of round 2.
3. Decide and announce what's to be tested in round 3, with a timeline
4. Detailed planning of round 3
5. etc.

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If the de/election process was about 10x faster it would be a great start.  :)

Okay, but first we (I) need to understand why Mr Spread didn't make it 10x faster in the first place, i.e. we (I) need to discover and assess the tradeoffs involved.

Tangentially, I think the group could/would benefit a lot if technical discussions were to be held on github in the context of a new (membership-driven) spreadcoin-project github organisation that would offer a bit more structure for us to cling to (making effective open-source group decisions is hard enough as it is). Github offers a usefully practical workspace: issue ticketing, milestones, etc and, as an open source project, there are lots of quite generous closely-associated options open to the Spreadcoin development team w.r.t, to continuous integration / build etc.

Github repos come with a wiki and a web site, it seems suboptimal to have content owned and hosted by an individual when it can be collectively owned, maintained and hosted for free --- or at least until the Spreadcoin “community” (for want of a better word)  develops more formal principles of self-administration and collective curation of commons-generated value.

As regards the UI and other blockchain-neutral wallet enhancements, it's all up in the air. I agreed with the poster in the darkcointalk thread who found fault with the lack of public vision. It's problematic in that there is no coherent vision for functionality - in contrast with, say, the Clams wallet and the latest SecurityCoin2.1 wallet.

Cheers

Graham