Monero’s Ricardo Spagni Steps Down As Project’s Lead Maintainer

Privacy-focused altcoin Monero’s Ricardo Spagni step down as the project’s lead maintainer in an upcoming reshuffle. 

On a dec. 16 blog post representatives confirmed that Riccardo Spagni also known as “fluffypony” in cryptocurrency circles, will in the future serve as a backup maintainer. His replacement will be fellow developer Snipa

The blog post reads:

“Fluffypony has served the Monero project well over its five years of existence, and he will continue to remain active in the community as a maintainer”

Snipa To Backup

Regarding the choice of Snipa as a replacement, the post added:

“Snipa is a longtime contributor to Monero. He is best known for developing a popular piece of Monero pool software and supporting the network with well-connected nodes. He has substantial coding and auditing experience, and a desire to better Monero’s processes.”

Spagni has a five-year history with the current incarnation of Monero mostly due to his active social media participation.

Source: Cointelegraph | Monero

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